Blogs

13 Aug 2013

A new website documenting human rights violations perpetrated by former military dictatorship in Brazil has been launched in Sao Paulo.

13 Aug 2013

Research from the Local Government Association (LGA) in England has highlighted the true destruction and dislocation caused by UK welfare cuts.

12 Aug 2013

New evidence from satellite images has revealed the true extent of forced evictions going on in Badia East, Lagos – one of Africa’s two megacities.

12 Aug 2013

An Anglican and a Roman Catholic bishop have condemned the UK government billboard and stop-and-search campaign targeted at unregistered immigrants.

12 Aug 2013

A TUC analysis of official figures published today (12 August) shows almost half of the rise in employment since 2010 has been in temporary work.

12 Aug 2013

Amnesty International has called on the Hamas authorities in Gaza to halt executions they say they plan to carry out after the Muslim religious festival of Eid al-Fitr.

11 Aug 2013

In the early run-up to the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, fear and chauvinism have often defeated creative and inspirational 'constructivist' approaches, suggests Dr Michael Marten of the University of Stirling. But there are also examples of the reverse happening. In a detailed examination of the emerging political terrain, he looks at how the competing discourses are faring, and where the room for more imaginative approaches is emerging.