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The gold standard is nothing but a shiny distraction

And it offers a false sense of security in an unstable world, says Philip Pilkington.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:48:27 2016
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To live...

New hope for international action on global warming has come from Bolivia, where President Evo Morales is convening a People’s World Conference on Climate Change…

  • Mon Mar 1 23:02:00 2010
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A closer look at Brazil’s economy

As new president Michal Temer tries to fix the economy through austerity, Kimberley Brown interviews Brazilian political scientist Sergio Gregorio Baierle.…

  • Tue Dec 13 12:47:28 2016
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Working for corporations, but failing workers and the planet

Ethical supply chain audits can enable business as usual under the veneer of corporate responsibility, write Genevieve LeBaron and Jane Lister.…

  • Thu Dec 8 06:06:42 2016
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Because we're worth it

Every action has a consequence. But some of them we don't want to know about.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Offsets get a code of conned-uct

The British Government's introduction of a 'Code of Conduct' for thevoluntary carbon offset industry has been met with gaping yawns fromenvironmentalists. Most greens have come to the conclusion that carbonoffsets offer little in the way of effective climate solutions and canactually exacerbate the climate crisis by delaying the inevitableparadigm shift that takes us away from the fossil fuel economy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • 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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Time to slash Europe’s land footprint

As the need grows for Europe to use more of the Earth than it has between its borders, Ian Fitzpatrick argues its consumption must be measured.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The West’s hypocrisy on whaling

An individual mammal’s moral worth has nothing to do with whether or not its species is endangered, writes Chris Grezo.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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