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December 2008

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The Baader Meinhof Complex

A stirring film, from the first graphic action scenes, showing police attacking demonstrators, and it never flags, never seems...

The War on Terror Boardgame

More than just a boardgame, according to its makers, *Andy Sheerin* and *Andy Tompkins*, the *War on Terror* challenges the...

Profits in hungry times

Agribusiness and industrial farming: 10; farmers and the famished: nil. A report from the campaign group *GRAIN*.

The Silence of Lorna

Lorna, an Albanian working in a Belgian laundry, needs money to open a snack bar. The first step is citizenship, so she marries...

Peak soil

*David R Montgomery* on the one thing we can’t afford to run out of.

Meat's too expensive

*Chris Brazier* makes the case for a green and fair diet.

Big Bad World 418 - Female beauty and male laughter

*Polyp* on female beauty and male laughter.

Food Crisis - The Facts

The increase in global food prices may have temporarily stalled but food is expected to remain at record price levels for the...

We Care Too...

The *NI* gives big agribusiness its say.

Belching Out the Devil

There is a company which manufactures and distributes concentrated sugary syrup and the way it conducts its affairs is the...

Year of living dangerously

*Richard Swift* on the hard edge of hunger in a year of perpetual crisis. *Action* – a new diet for the world food system.

A Most Wanted Man

*John le Carré*'s latest novel could hardly be more topical or timely, dealing as it does with the seamier reaches of...

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