One in 10 senior politicians in Brazil funded by companies ‘linked to slavery’

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Investigation attains President Michel Temer among 51 politicians on dirty listing receiving gives from firms accused of labour abuses Modern-day slavery in focus Investigation experiences President Michel Temer among 51 politicians who received subscriptions from conglomerates accused of labour abuses Modern-day slavery in focus vote in favour of Anna Sophie Gross Share on Google+ Share […]

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Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s president on eve of no-confidence vote

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Zuma, 75, steps down after dates of flouting ANC degrees to leave office, and tells South Africa: I dread no motion of no confidence or impeachment Jacob Zuma renounces as South Africa’s president on eve of no-confidence referendum Cyril Ramaphosa: president-in-waiting faces great challenge Share on Twitter

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They owned an island, now they are urban poor: the tragedy of Altamira

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Construction of the Belo Monte dam has cast boys, women and children who lived rich lives along the Xingu River to the outskirts of Altamira, Brazils most violent city. Now, to the sound of gunfire, there is a requirement live behind forbidden spaces, and buy food with coin theyve never had or involved before City […]

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Why Elon Musks SpaceX launch is utterly depressing | Nathan Robinson

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Elon Musk is right: silly and amusing things are important. But some of them are an unwarranted squander of resources Elon Musk Why Elon Musk’s SpaceX opening is utterly depressing Nathan Robinson Share on Google+ Share on WhatsApp Share on Messenger Falcon Heavy, world’s more powerful projectile, successfully propels- video

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