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Rax Interview with The Space Hijackers

"Certainly don't take yourselves too seriously, no one wants to be lectured to by some know it all.".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I joined a cult last weekend

‘All hail McDonald’s! Marvel at its miraculous transformation ofrainforests into obese children!’ thundered the ‘Rev E. Littlehelps’as, watched by a crowd of amused and bemused shoppers, he dropped tohis knees to worship the golden arches. ‘Oy mate, what are you doing?’shouted an inquisitive teenager, trying to work out exactly how best totake the piss out of the Rev and his faithful followers, the iPostles.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rumours of liberation

It's not just 'change' that follows from this week's public display of contrition by the powerful.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cancún: a relief? Hardly

Reflections on the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16): the bad guys, the money and the carbon footprint.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Perspectives from the frontline

What are the three magic words that really matter? Four activists share their views.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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We messed up, but you can still save the planet

A message to the younger generation, in the wake of COP17 in Durban, from Paul Downton, who has been monitoring climate change for more than 30 years.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Toronto: walking in a corporate wonderland

If Mayor Rob Ford has his way, we’ll be catching the subway at McDonald’s station and dancing in Burger King Park. Is this branding gone mad? asks Rasha Mansoor.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Girl Store

Mari Marcel Thekaekara isappalledby the tactics used by a website to raise money for poor Indian children. But do the ends justify the means?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rev Billy exorcises the dark soul of BP

New Internationalist's contributing editor Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports on the day that hundreds of climate activists got religion.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hollywood places tribal lives under threat

A new film may have dangerous consequences for small hunters, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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