Don’t blame Beyoncé for the harsh lives of garment makers – The Guardian


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Don't blame Beyoncé for the harsh lives of garment makers
The Guardian
A quick look inside most “special range” labels will show clothing made in Bangladesh, the country with the highest density of sweatshops in the world. In fact, unless your label explicitly states otherwise, your clothes were probably made in a sweatshop.

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Top Ten Reasons to Oppose the IMF – Sri Lanka Guardian


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Top Ten Reasons to Oppose the IMF
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In Guyana, an Asian owned timber company called Barama received a logging concession that was 1.5 times the total amount of land all the indigenous communities were granted. Barama also received a five-year tax holiday. The IMF forced Haiti to open its

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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest – The Guardian


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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest
The Guardian
“Toxic fumes from a nearby plastic toy manufacturing unit added to the misery; it was so hot that one could get dehydrated in just a few hours.” When the Sweat Shop project finishes on Sunday evening, Kage's artists get to go home. “For many workers

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Three held over alleged terror plots in Italy and UK – The Guardian


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Three held over alleged terror plots in Italy and UK
The Guardian
Italian police have arrested two men in the southern port of Bari and a third in Milan following an investigation into an alleged terror cell said to have been plotting possible terror attacks in Italy and the UK. Investigators did not say they had
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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest – The Guardian


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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest
The Guardian
“Toxic fumes from a nearby plastic toy manufacturing unit added to the misery; it was so hot that one could get dehydrated in just a few hours.” When the Sweat Shop project finishes on Sunday evening, Kage's artists get to go home. “For many workers

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There’s more to Fort McMurray than oil sands – it’s a real community – The Guardian


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There's more to Fort McMurray than oil sands – it's a real community
The Guardian
As time passed, it transformed into a transportation hub and railway terminus, with fish plants and a salt mine, the gateway to the north. In the second world war, it was a logistical supply centre for defence and the building of roads …. What is

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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest – The Guardian


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Sweatshop art: Berlin artists join production line in capitalist protest
The Guardian
“Toxic fumes from a nearby plastic toy manufacturing unit added to the misery; it was so hot that one could get dehydrated in just a few hours.” When the Sweat Shop project finishes on Sunday evening, Kage's artists get to go home. “For many workers

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US and EU conservation funds failing to protect trees or people, claims report – The Guardian


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US and EU conservation funds failing to protect trees or people, claims report
The Guardian
… conservation provide any work, and this was sporadic employment as park rangers or tourist guides. No evidence was found of compensation paid to communities for stopping hunting or taking timber. … “Business as usual in the form of top-down

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Unilever palm oil supplier must suspend all plantation expansion to save reputation – The Guardian


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Unilever palm oil supplier must suspend all plantation expansion to save reputation
The Guardian
It also faced allegations in 2014 from Finnish NGO Finnwatch of serious labour issues on its Malaysian plantations, including confiscating workers' passports, providing contracts in a language workers could not understand, restricting freedom of

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World’s biggest wealth fund excludes 52 coal-related groups – The Guardian


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World's biggest wealth fund excludes 52 coal-related groups
The Guardian
Those rules bar it from investing in companies accused of serious violations of human rights, child labour or serious environmental damage, as well as manufacturers of “particularly inhumane” arms, and also tobacco firms. The list of 52 companies

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