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'She has not taken this risk for nothing'

Violence against women is a horrific reality in many places. By telling their stories, Haitian women try to cope with the experience and inspire strength in others.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Christmas in a devastated land

This year, 25 December was about survival, not celebration, for the people of northern Mindanao in the Philippines, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enough!

I’ve been living on this barge for the better part of four months and I reckon the time has now come to stop blogging about it. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Waters rising, spirits falling

The arrival of the rainy season brings chaos to the streets of Manila – and it’s not all the fault of the weather, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights

'Given the 1 billion hungry people in the world today and the need to increase global food production by 50% by 2050 under increasingly challenging conditions, you don’t have to be a greenie to lose sleep over climate change.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Born to be wild

We went to a pub to mark the 50th birthday of a member of ourcommunity. He's taken to a Harley Davidson motorbike of late, in apassable re-enactment of the film Easy Rider. So someone suggested weshould sing the song 'Born to be Wild' for him.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The butterfly effect

Indigenous people aren't just atthe sharp end of climate change, they are pioneering the solutions. We shouldbe listening to them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Media Lens

We try to bear in mind that the corporate media is the source of some of the greatest, most lethal illusions of our age. We feel that challenging those illusions is of real value in efforts to combat human and animal suffering..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Taking it lying down

As I write this, a huge, beautiful old sycamore tree is beingunceremoniously chain-sawed to the ground in Oxford city centre. Why?To make way for a monstrous gleaming new shopping centre so that,according to the Council, 'our retail and city centre economy can beviable into the future.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Praying for rain

Minor drama strikes large barge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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