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Breaking with creditors’ power: the importance of the Greek debt audit

While the world's media focuses on the bailout negotiations, a debt audit is underway to prove much of Greece's debt illegitimate, illegal and odious, writes Fanny Malinen

From Ireland to Bolivia, there's something in the water

Fifteen years on from Bolivia’s ‘water war’, Thomas McDonagh looks at the developing parallels between those dramatic events and the current Irish battle over domestic water charges

Mythbuster: Health warning

By repackaging privatisation as ‘reform’, the government has tried to sell voters the idea of dismantling the health service. Jacky Davis exposes the main marketing myths behind the NHS giveaway

Spain’s democratic spring: how the movements stood for mayor – and won

Oscar Reyes looks at how citizens' movements with roots in the indignados movement went from protest to power in town halls in Barcelona, Madrid and other major cities in Spain

Letters to Palestine: an interview with Vijay Prashad
Daniel Whittall speaks to Vijay Prashad about the book he has recently edited, Letters to Palestine, and the wider dynamics of the Palestinian struggle

Living co-operatively: everyday dissent
We go beyond protesting against the Tories' housing crisis, writes Amy Corcoran – we can start to construct co-operative alternatives

Butter, bacon and fire: reclaiming the two Great Charters
Magna Carta is only one of the two Great Charters of English Liberty, writes Peter Linebaugh – and we should reclaim them both from the conservatives and neoliberals

Maduro and the market
With the recent plunge in oil prices and radicalised opposition forces, can President Maduro keep the Bolivarian revolution on track? Steve Ellner writes

No way in
The deaths of thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean are exactly what a ‘tough stance on immigration’ looks like, writes Alex Randall

Jeremy Hardy thinks... about Tony Blair
'No, it’s not time to rehabilitate Tony Blair.'


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Seeking shelter: the ‘houseless poor’ of 19th century London

Victorian Britain’s ‘houseless poor’ are given voice in a new exhibition, Lisa Vine writes

A Dionysus for all seasons

Greek tragedy is enjoying something of a revival with some imaginative stagings of the ancient plays, writes Steve Platt

We Are Many: One day’s lasting legacy

Jerry Whyte reviews We Are Many, a new documentary about the huge anti-war marches of 2003 – and their enduring effects more than a decade on





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