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Global South

From the Ground Down

Countries in the Global South have been forced into the large-scale extraction of natural resources (coal, oil, minerals, land) in order to export raw materials. It is corporations based in Europe and North America who generally profit. This 'extractivism' is happening even in Bolivia, where the government once presented itself as the protector of Mother Earth.

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Pumla Dineo Gqola, Rape: A South African Nightmare

MFBooks Joburg, 2015; 192pp; South African R220

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By the rivers dark

As PN went to press, North Dakota police were reported to be using rubber bullets, tear gas, water hoses and percussion grenades against hundreds of ‘water protectors’ standing up to the D

Open letter from the Wretched of the Earth bloc

An important perspective on last November's 'People's March for Climate, Justice and Jobs'

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Arundhati Roy, Capitalism: A Ghost Story

Verso 2014; 144pp; £7.99

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Yay Rafael & Safa!

Reporters from Angola and Saudi Arabia shared the ‘journalism’ Freedom of Expression award for 2015 given by Index on Censorship on 18 March.

Gandhi goes recruiting-oh!

The 'great soul''s role in WW1

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‘What the hell have we got to do with the war?’

Opposition to WW1 in the West Indies

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Resisting empire’s call

The hidden history of the Global South and the First World War

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Te Puea

Maori resistance to WW1

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