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Gustavo Esteva, the man who invented 'No Corn, No Country'

Gustava Esteva, one of Mexico's most distinguished economists andsenior civil servants during the 1970s, gave it all up to live thesimple life of a traditional peasant on three acres of land in thevillage of San Pablo Etla in Oaxaca, a province of mostly Indigenouspeoples in southern Mexico. From this perch on the world, which hecalls Mexico profundo, Esteva became one of the leading prophets ofthe developing Zapatista movement, later serving as their advisor innegotiations with the Mexican…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In search of Fatima

Sokari Ekine reviews In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story – a story of displacement and loss, a yearning for that place in one’s mind that can never be reclaimed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change 3 -- Get energized

In both the North and the South, communities are converting to morelocally-based, sustainable lives. Lucia Ortiz – from Friends of theEarth in Brazil – reports on a cooperative of 6,000 families whoalready produce half of their energy without a bill in sight.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Water wars

An 80-year-old colonial law gives Egypt unfair advantage in its access to the Nile.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Inner city orchard

In this part of the world Burnham is not a wood that moves, as inShakespeare's Scottish Play, but Burham-on-Sea, a charming littleresort on the coast nearby. Even so, Transition City Bristol reversed the usual flow last Saturday and brought trees to the city. If you looked very closely you could even see them moving.…

  • 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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beach life

Ten days into the Tahdiya, or ‘Calm’ between Hamas and Israel,we haven’t seen anything change here inside Gaza. In fact the only realdifference I’ve noticed is that over the last couple of weeks the powercuts have been worse than ever. Like many other people, I have powercuts at home for eight hours at a time now.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Niña’s Ark

So El Niño’s cold sister, La Niña, has deflected the jetstream andsubmerged the Heart of England under foul water. When in distress, it’shandy to finger something five miles high or off the coast of Peru. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Act Two: A Temporary Country

Act Two of our new 8-part series Anatomy of a Temporary Country, stories from the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Haiti and the white saviour industrial complex

Sokari Ekine’s concern at Haitians’ dependence on outside help is alleviated when she meets a local doctor taking a stand.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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