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US elections: Neither candidate is taking climate change seriously

The climate policies of both parties are constrained because they are far too wedded to the neoliberal economic systems

Resource scarcity, climate change linked to conflict and displacement

Resource scarcity is dangerous in politically unstable states, where climate change has already been linked to violent conflict and communal upheaval

Greenpeace director not shocked by leaked intelligence on him

"What hurts is that my government might have been engaging in surveillance on me and may have shared that, upon request, with South Korea," he said.

Drilling deep mistakes in the Arctic

Greenpeace's <i>Kumi Naidoo</i> writes from a prison in Greenland about the effect deep water drilling in the Arctic could have on climate change.

Speaking to power

Davos is not a revival meeting for the socially or ecologically aware, but many are starting to realise it's directly linked to their bottom line.

Time for South Africa to stand up for its ideals

As a significant resolution hits the table at the UN Human Rights Council this month, SA's vote will make all the difference, argue activists.

Silence is not an ethical option

When the cloud of apartheid still hovered over our heads, an atmosphere of fear pervaded the country, pushing its way into the thoughts of every activist -- the fear that the car trailing you might pull you into detention, the jolt of adrenalin that woke you when a car stopped outside your house at night, writes Kumi Naidoo.

Civil organisations should come clean

With increasing influence, status and resources on the part of civil society groups also comes the burden of increased public accountability. Civil society organisations, particularly those involved in advocacy work, are coming under pressure to improve their transparency and accountability.

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Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

Stern warning against Covid greets Mthembu’s death

The ANC has slammed conspiracy theorists and cautioned against showing complacency towards the deadly virus

Lala ngoxolo Mvelase Jackson Mthembu

In his announcement, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the late minister ‘a life-long champion of freedom and democracy’

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