On this day in 2013, Rana Plaza collapsed, killing more than 1,000 garment workers. The tragedy exposed the dire conditions in much of the world’s fashion industry – and the corporate elite which profit from them.
This week, Adele Walton speaks with George Monbiot about the Tories’ crackdown on democracy through new policing legislation – and how we can resist this authoritarian ‘step over the brink’.
This week, Adele Walton speaks to Rupa Marya and Raj Patel about the system of colonial capitalism that reproduces health inequalities worldwide – and how we can transform medicine to achieve health justice.
This week, Adele Walton speaks with Asad Rehman, director of War on Want, about how colonial legacies reproduce global inequality, and the need for an anticolonial climate justice movement.
On this week’s A World to Win, Adele Walton speaks with Heidi Chow about debt, its role in the reproduction of global inequality, and the legacy of Thomas Sankara.
In 1995, nine activists from the Ogoni region of Nigeria were hanged after a campaign against oil giant Shell – decades later, their struggle for environmental justice is more relevant than ever.
Thomas Sankara, who was assassinated on this day in 1987, understood global debt as a system of extraction – one that still keeps poor countries paying vast sums to their old colonial masters.
The Global South’s pandemic response has been hamstrung by mountains of global debt – but also by the neoliberalism it had to accept to get loans in the first place.
Britain’s universities have invested £455 million in companies complicit in Israel’s occupation, but students are organising a divestment campaign in solidarity with Palestinians – and to kick apartheid off campus.
Eight years ago today Rana Plaza collapsed, killing more than 1,000 garment workers. The tragedy exposed the dire conditions in much of the world’s fashion industry – and the corporate elite which profit from them.
Across the world, the rich are skipping queues with ‘vaccine holidays’ – while 130 countries, home to 2.5 billion people, wait for a single dose. The end of the pandemic is the start of a new era of global inequality.
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals aim to drastically reduce poverty, gender inequality and environmental degradation in the next 10 years – but without challenging capitalism, it’s all just a pipe dream.
Public spending cuts have closed almost 800 libraries in the past decade – a fifth of the UK’s total. It is a campaign of vandalism against our culture and communities led by the Tory government.
Influencers play a vital role in selling Dubai to tourists – but the photos they post of luxurious holidays are often a state-sponsored exercise to cover up the day-to-day abuse of migrant workers.