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The Bond Report

January 29, 2014
Patrick Bond: Mine workers strike and moving away from the African National Conference could signal a reconfiguration of the left in South Africa

In Syria Both Sides Fear Annihilation If They Lay Down Arms

January 24, 2014

Omar Dahi: While a recent Qatari report counts 11,000 tortured and executed by the Syrian government, causalities of pro-regime fighters also number in the tens of thousands

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

Hassan Ghani Reporting for The Real News

October 1, 2013
A generation of educated young Scots is becoming trapped in a life of low- paid, unstable jobs that will damage both their prospects and wider society, a leading Scottish think tank reveals.

Drug Wars

February 4, 2013
Peter Watt (author of Drug War Mexico): US policy and neo-liberal “reforms” helped create conditions for the growth of drug cartels and the impoverishment of millions