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, by Infochange

Papamma’s victory marks a milestone in the domestic workers’ struggle

By Anuja Mirchandaney

Papamma, a domestic worker in Bangalore, took her employers to court and managed to receive a favourable judgment. This is a historic victory for perhaps the most vulnerable segment of unorganised workers, made possible by the support of a trade union, a dedicated team of advocates and a labour (...)

, by Eurozine

Markets and migrants in the care economy

By Fiona Williams

This article has initially been published in Soundings, N°47, 2011.
The male breadwinner model of the welfare state has given way to the adult worker model, however care work continues to be left to migrant women, writes Fiona Williams. The privatisation of care favoured by contemporary policy (...)

, by Amazon Watch

Brazilian government pressured over human rights resolution on Amazon dam

By AIDA, Amazon Watch, Rainforest Action Network

Organizations Worldwide Call on Brazil to Respect a Resolution from Inter-American Commission to Suspend the Belo Monte Dam
Washington, D.C. – In a series of letters sent to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, nearly 100 prominent Brazilian and international human rights and environmental (...)

, par SlateAfrique

Les médias africains abonnés au mépris

Par Christian Eboulé

Lors de la visite à Paris du président guinéen Alpha Condé, les médias français auraient eu droit à un traitement de faveur, estime le journaliste camerounais Christian Eboulé.
Y a-t-il une communication pour les blancs, et une autre pour les noirs ? C’est, à l’évidence, l’exercice auquel viennent de (...)

African Women Writing Resistance

An Anthology of Contemporary Voices

Edited by Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez , Pauline Dongala, Omotayo Jolaosho, Anne Serafin, £16.95, 360 pages.
Confronting entrenched social inequality and inadequate access to resources, women across Africa are working with determination and imagination to improve their material conditions and (...)

, par Vacarme

Frontex, la petite muette

Par Claire Rodier

Le projet européen a pu apparaître comme un rempart aux excès sécuritaires et xénophobes des politiques nationales. Pourtant, en matière d’immigration, le processus d’élaboration de règles communes se caractérise par un nivellement par le bas : fermeture des frontières, criminalisation de l’immigration, (...)

, por Los Andes

Pequeños viñateros de Luján se unen para enfrentar el avance urbano

Por Laura Zulián

Amenazados por el crecimiento de la construcción, un grupo de amigos y conocidos formó la asociación Viña de la Solidaridad. Ya son más de diez propietarios. Buscan rescatar la figura del contratista y resistirse a la venta de sus tierras.
Todos eran viejos conocidos y tenían en común los mismos (...)

L’Algérie : l’histoire en héritage

Essai sur l’histoire de l’Algérie des origines à avril 2011

Par Smaïl GOUMEZIANE, éd. Non Lieu, 25€, 500 pages.
Un demi-siècle après l’Indépendance, les Algériens sont toujours dans l’attente de cette histoire qui leur permettrait de comprendre d’où ils viennent, qui ils sont et d’envisager leur avenir sur des bases et des repères objectifs. Car c’est (...)

, by TNI

The Road to Hell is paved with ’humanitarian interventions’

Western Violence, the Hippocratic Oath, & the Second Arab Revolt, by Tom Reifer

Will the outcome of the Western intervention in Libya be positive for its people ? A look at history shows what came of ’good intentions’ and promises in the past.
“It would have been a breach of duty to have left the population prey to anarchy—deprived of all the apparatus of civilized life. (...)

How To Bypass Internet Censorship

284 pages, 10 euros

Most of governements have tools and laws allowing to lead surveillance and block of the use of cybernaut. This tools are produced by great private society. They are widely used by dictatorships against there own people, to control information and to take off the most troublesome.
To fight (...)

, by Down to earth

Polavaram fraud

The Polavaram dam on the Godavari could displace 400,000 people and submerge nearly 4,000 hectares of forestland. Most of the people threatened to be displaced cannot be relocated until their rights over forestland are recognised under the Forest Rights Act. How did the Andhra Pradesh (...)

, par Fondation Frantz Fanon

De la mort d’Oussama Ben Laden et de la banalisation

Par Mireille Fanon-Mendès France

La mort d’Oussama Ben Laden et les circonstances dans lesquelles celle ci a eu lieu interpellent, éclairent sur les mœurs de ceux qui l’ont ordonnée et posent une série de questionnement sur le dés-ordre du monde qu’ils organisent..
Cet individu, quelle que soit sa responsabilité dans les crimes qui (...)

, par Rencontres Sociales

RSE, entre pratiques entreprenariales et droit international

Entretien de Michel Doucin mené par Frédéric Sultan

Entretien avec Michel Doucin, ambassadeur chargé de la bioéthique et de la responsabilité sociale des entreprises au Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes.
Michel Doucin [[Enarque, économiste et politiste, Michel Doucin (13) est depuis de nombreuses années l’un des spécialistes des acteurs (...)

, by Waterjustice.org

The politics of achieving the Right to Water

By Mthandeki Nhlapo, Peter Waldorff, Susan George

National ministers from Africa gathered with hundreds of people from United Nations agencies, development banks, public water operators, non-profit groups and trade unions from around the world to celebrate World Water Day on March 22 in Cape Town. A priority on the agenda: responding to the (...)

, by Grain

There can be no justifications for land grabbing!

“There can be no justifications for land grabbing!” social movements and CSOs tell World Bank, UN agencies and governments
17 April 2011
Today, on the International Day of Peasant Struggles, prominent farmers, fisherfolk, human rights and research organisations have sharply criticised the World (...)

, by Frontline

Critical cohort

By T.K. Rajalakshmi

Finally, it has been recognised that adolescents constitute a very critical category in the overall battle against poverty and inequity. It is for this reason that the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) flagship report, “The State of the World’s Children 2011”, focusses exclusively on (...)

, by Himal Southasian

Sri Lanka: Dare not criticise

After many months of work, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts on Sri Lanka submitted its report to the Sri Lankan government. Though the report has only been sent to Colombo for review, and the formal release is still awaited as Himal goes to press, extracts have already (...)