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Global South

James Marriott & Mika Minio-Paluello, The Oil Road: Journeys from the Caspian Sea to the City of London

Verso, 2012; 344pp; £16.99


Military debts

The Indonesian people pay £50m a year on £300m of debts contracted in past decades to pay for military imports from the UK, according to information released by the British government on 5 November


Over 700 boats laid 'siege' to the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India on 8 October, in the latest demonstration by the Peo

Globalizing anarchism

Maia Ramnath, Decolonizing Anarchism: An Anti-authoritarian History of India’s Liberation Struggle, AK Press, 2011; 180pp; £12.
Steven Hirsch and Lucien van der Walt (eds), Anarchism and Syndicalism in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, 1870-1940: The Praxis of National Liberation, Internationalism, and Social Revolution, Brill Academic Publishers, 2010; 432pp; €109


Global anger against Vedanta

Mining company's operations spark protests.


Indian police kill anti-nuclear power resister

Two local fishermen have died protesting against the activation of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, India.


Vulture fund loses case

Privy council rules against FG Hemisphere


Chiapas community threatened with attack

Zapatistas call for international solidarity


Obama's Honduran war

Why is the US arming and supporting a violent military regime against its own people?


Voice of the People: An interview with the Hankyoreh

Taesun Kwon, the executive editor of South Korea’s non-corporate national daily newspaper, talks to Peace News