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Best of the Year: Film

The best films of 2003.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:04:57 2016
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India’s Muslim women say ‘no second wife!’

But not everyone is willing to rock the boat in the fight against polygamy, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The digital divide’s great leap forward

We need to harness the innovation from today’s technology revolution to better serve people's needs, writes Chris Spannos.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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SOS Alternatives to Capitalism: A discussion with Richard Swift

'Free from the domination of the economy, we open up the possibilities for a richer life,' the author tells Rana Bose.…

  • 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
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

My home in transit

So this is it, my new home for who knows how long, on its way through the lock around the corner.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Passing the time of day

Stuck fast and imprisoned on a barge, with the world's most useless qualification - a stone's throw from Aldermaston nuclear weapons establishment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Activists, journalists, human rights workers: missing but not forgotten

Iris Gonzales calls for justice and redress in a Philippines that seems not to care.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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