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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Print • Views: 1096

    Sanction Sorrows

    By Joseph Haberman “We hope that our partners will be wise enough to see the recklessness of their attempts to blackmail Russia.” Last October, Russian President Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin delivered this chilly condemnation of the...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Glimpses, Print • Views: 1425

    Divided They Stand: The state of Russia’s “Solidarity”

    By Elizabeth Miles “In 2010, we had only seven political parties,” explains Sergei Davidis. “It was one of the reasons why people came to protest in December of 2011. They began to understand that they have no choice.” A lawyer and...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 1015

    Chhoti si Asha

    A small dream for India’s children...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Glimpses, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 901

    In Search of Security

    The evolution of Colombia’s trade unions ...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 821

    Guardians of the Forest

    By Elias Estabrook “I was a forestier, a timber worker. I used to cut down wood in the bush. I worked in the sawmill. But when I am here, I have already forgotten all that. I have abandoned the timber business.” Cedric sat across...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Features, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 820

    ¡No Pasarán!

    By Diego Fernandez-Pages The building on Madrid’s Calle Agustin de Betancourt is massive, in an unimpressive sense. Bulky and decisively quadrangular, it looks like some sort of prison from the 1800s, as though the architects were trying...

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  • April 13, 2015 • Glimpses, Labor, Print, Theme • Views: 955

    When Labor Is Lethal

    By Irene Chung Eternal Love Winning Africa is one of few maternity wards in Monrovia, Liberia where a woman can still deliver her baby. There, midwives don full Ebola suits and conduct chlorine spray-downs after each shift. But even so,...

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  • December 7, 2014 • Glimpses, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 1475

    On Bahn Mi and Blood Cashews

    By Rachel Brown and Anna Russo Human Rights Watch calls them “blood cashews,” because the Vietnamese cashew processing industry raises so many ethical qualms. The world’s largest exporter of cashews, Vietnam exported approximately...

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  • December 7, 2014 • Glimpses, Print • Views: 739

    Neutrality on a Russian Frontier

    By Megan Toon It was six o’clock in the morning, and the first rays of sunlight were slowly dispersing across six students huddled around a battered, paint-stained radio. A brief crackle of static sliced through the room. “We were all...

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  • December 7, 2014 • Features, Print, Theme, Vietnam • Views: 707

    Taste Test

    By Hayley Byrnes On a street corner in Hanoi is a café that people call Cong. The door into Cong is dark under the shade of a ripped awning. Both are the same shade of military green. On the door is a square plank spray-painted red with a...

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