Grassroots Pressure Rises From South Durban

Durban, capital city of the KwaZulu- Natal province, is home to South Africa’s largest petroleum refinery and to 180 smokestack operations. It is an area where working-class communities live in close proximity to chemical and other “dirty” industries. The South Durban...

Taking Care of Business

The world’s biggest corporations have highjacked the UN climate talks. That’s bad news for our future, argues Oscar Reyes. A flower blooms under a floodlight. It is projected on to a huge screen, behind a panel of expensively suited executives. A CNN business...
The Shape of the Beast | by Arundhati Roy

The Shape of the Beast | by Arundhati Roy

The Shape of the Beast is our world laid bare by a mind that has consistently and unhesitatingly engaged with its changing realities and often anticipated the way things have moved in the last decade. In the fourteen interviews collected here, conducted between...