Nelson Mandela and his team, along with global pressure, may have succeeded in hastening the end of apartheid – but did class ‘apartheid’ replace racial apartheid in one of the most unequal societies in the world?
Six Malaysian activists from Himpunan Hijau are in the midst of a week-long ‘occupation’ in front of the Lynas Corp headquarters in Sydney to protest at the toxic rare earth refinery in Kuantan, Malaysia.
Residents of Tecoma, a village 40km east of Melbourne in Australia, took their campaign against a fast food giant to a ‘higher note’ with this creative performance.
Activists have gathered in Utah this week to protest at the secrecy surrounding the latest round of TPP negotiations, which will grant large corporations extensive new powers at the expense of the environment, public health and national sovereignty.
Corporations, many of them believed to be developer firms, are expected to outnumber NGOs by ten to one at the mainland Penang Local Plan hearings, beginning on 26 November.