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The fight for survival

Haiti’s women and children are suffering disproportionately in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change -- Degrees of neglect

Welcome to Cool Change -- an audio adventure to discover how combating climate change can create a fairer world. Progressive people from Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America and Australia offer us successful strategies to confront climate change as well as some radical changes that are already taking place around the world..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Haiti: 1,000 dead, who cares?

A leaked email from a BBC editor highlights the Western media’s lack of interest in Haiti.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

UN climate talks: if not now, when?

Climate change is finally on the Qatari political agenda but it’s time every country closed the ‘ambition gap’ says Wael Hmaidan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Of typhoons, climate change and rainy nights

With typhoon Megi wreaking havoc, Filipinos wait with bated breath: what next?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

What Will George Osborne Cut Today?

No Shock Doctrine For Britain have created a random "cut generator", What Will George Cut Today?, to highlight the absurdity of the new UK Chancellor's anti-poor budget cuts.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Caught in the rain

Nearly 300 killed by floods in Colombia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Japan's tragedy: a wake-up call?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara says that a few centuries from now, if civilization as we know it still exists, history will judge us harshly. Will we ever learn?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

After the floods, the blame game starts in the Philippines

The Church says the catastrophe is a punishment from God. Really? asks Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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