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"It’s not about fighting for our future anymore, it’s about fighting for today." - Interview With Filipino Activist Mitzi Tan

The Philippines is one of the toughest countries to live in if you're an environmental activist. But that's not stopping the country's young people, who are demonstrating both on the streets and online and calling for immediate global action on climate change. Read on

 Renato Cosentino

Spotlight Brazil: "No, I'm Not Going to the World Cup"

It's not long to go until the start of the World Cup in Brazil. Most are looking forward to kick off on 12 June however, Brazil's joy over hosting the World Cup this year and the Olympics in 2016 has been clouded by massive rights violations, evictions and protests by the local population. People have not sat idly by and watched the corrupt machinations of the World Cup organisers; they've taken to the streets. Read on