This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
May 12, 2017 / The Guardian
New Guardian research shows private security workers outnumber public police officers for the majority of the world – in a business that now dwarfs what is spent trying to end global poverty.
March 27, 2017 / International Business Times
The British Home Office outsources its migrant prisons to private companies and they are nearly completely opaque to outsiders.
March 8, 2017 / The Guardian
A complaint lodged with US federal court seeks compensation for alleged attacks and killings, including by private security forces.
January 27, 2017 / In These Times
In the fanfare around the peace deal signed by the Colombian state and the FARC guerillas, the role of multinational corporations in the violence was largely ignored.
January 10, 2017 / The Guardian
With the SAS based nearby, this picturesque city has a long military history. Now Hereford is formalizing its place as a center for a controversial industry which boomed during the ‘war on terror'.
December 28, 2016 / The Electronic Intifada
The Israeli arms industry is still marketing weapons used in Gaza and the West Bank as "battle-proven" and using the Palestinian territories as a "laboratory" to try them out.
November 1, 2016 /
This week, an investigation into the privatization of government armies in Palestinian territories, a glimpse of life in North Korea, and our video "Facing Risk" highlights the dangers of freelance journalism.
November 1, 2016 / The Guardian
Home to the scientists who built the nuclear bomb, the company town of Los Alamos, New Mexico is today one of the richest in the country—even as toxic waste threatens its residents and neighbouring Española struggles with poverty.