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Bangalored: death of a dream

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how Bangalore mutated from charming town to the city that never sleeps.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Franny Armstrong

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  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Autumn cannibalism

A recent farewell letter by famed hedge fund manager Andrew Lahde, gives an interesting insider’s perpsective into the financial crisis. Lahde’s fund, Santa Monica-based Ladhe Capital, made headlines when it produced over 1000% returns for its investors in 2007. How did it achieve this? By betting on the sub-prime mortgage market.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How Toronto Found Its Food Groove

Today’s food movement grew up alongside the anti-globalization movements of the past 20 years, so thinking and acting locally are crucial to it.…

  • 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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Our daily bread - and our trespasses

The spiraling world food grains crisis has been a long time coming.There have been warnings aplenty, but they didn't really grab theheadlines. The two things that seem to have caught the world'sattention are rising prices (ie food seen in monetary terms) and the social unrest of riots.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts..…

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The stuff problem

How much mined material will we need to build a 100-per-cent renewable world? Danny Chivers works it out.…

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Another energy future is possible

We can stop runaway climate change. A new website launched by the UK Tar Sands Network shows you how.…

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America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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