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New times, new battles in India and beyond

Every generation responds differently to the crises and issues they face, reflects Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Climate change needs real solutions not more hot air

Are certain proposals to reduce carbon emissions based on technological hype? Almuth Ernsting asks.…

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Brash, flash and too much flesh

At a school Christmas show, Maggie Black worries that things have gone too far.…

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Banish the flip-flop!

Plastic shoes are lethal – for those making them as well as for those wearing them, and even after they’ve been discarded.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dear prime minister, how about food security in India?

Give poor people cash, not free or subsidized food, argue certain economists. The poor insist that food makes more sense, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spaniel vision

Early this morning I cycled into the nearby town to buy the dailynewspaper. The place might well be described as unpretentious; an oldchurch, the remnants of a village, a railway station, surrounded byfeatureless 20th century suburban sprawl. But is has a Town Council, aleisure centre (including a swimming pool, where the showers, I’m told,can come in quite handy) and, on the signs around its ill-definedperimeter, the words: ‘A Fairtrade Town’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Solar panels and chickens

The carnivalesque mood of the river continues. The other day a verypretty wooden launch slipped silently past at great speed. Only as itreached the sharp bend upstream and went ‘toot! toot!’, emitting alittle cloud of vapour, did I realise the launch was powered by steam.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What’s the price of the ‘right’ to alcohol?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the potential of prohibition in India where women have burnt down liquor shops over alcoholism’s devastation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Garden party with the forest people

Mari Marcel Thekaekara learns a lot about her own back yard when her adivasi friends come to visit.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Head in the (tar) sand

Canadians and Americans are in denial!.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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