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Workers/People's Rights

September 15, 2013
“It is better to die from bullets than from hunger” In the Philippines, activists put their lives on the line to fight the military and corporations

Japan

September 9, 2013
Tensions in East Asia are putting stress on Japanese society as rightwing activists begin to target resident Koreans. This has led to some politicians calling for legislative action against “hate speech”

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 4, 2013
Japanese government $500 million ice wall is a precarious, temporary fix, not a permanent solution to the radioactive water leaking from stricken nuclear reactors

India

August 12, 2013
Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

July 2, 2013
A severe and worsening shortage of electricity and gas has been crippling the economy and destroying livelihoods for years, but what will it take to get the lights back on?

Pakistan on the brink

July 2, 2013
A severe and worsening shortage of electricity and gas has been crippling the economy and destroying livelihoods for years, but what will it take to get the lights back on?