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Life without the car: A crash through our addiction to cars

They are machines that kill more people than wars. Pouring out 1,000 known pollutants into the environment, they contribute as much as a fifth of the globe's carbon emissions. For those they transport, contact with other peoples and environments closes with their doors.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tunnel fever

As a consequence of the illegal siege, many Gazans are literally going underground to circumvent the border controls that keep them imprisoned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Labour the point

Each time a person becomes rich, you can bet your bottom dollar that it has come at a cost to the wealth or health of others. As an upper class of millionaires emerges in any country, they often do so off the backs of imported labour, creating a layer of second-class citizens. China is no exception.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The story with no end in sight

After appeal from top Philippine authorities, China agreed to delay the scheduled execution of three Filipino migrant workers, who are on death row for drug trafficking. The case shed light on many more deeply rooted problems in the country.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tech Briefing: Node and more

Charlie Harvey writes up his August 2013 reading day, which he mainly spent learning about node.js.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sun, sea, salt... and exploitation in the ports of the Philippines

Poor pay, polluted air, dangerous conditions. It’s a familiar story for the country’s port workers, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Base matters

Base mattersAs the US and its coalition of willing friends concentrate more military resources in Afghanistan and Iraq, Radio New Internationalist takes a step back to look at the backbone of the US security network its bases. As campaigners from Iran, Mauritius, the Pacific and the Philippines talk about how US bases operate in their region, a clearer picture emerges of how the US maintains its superpower status and the price that ordinary people in other parts of the world must pay as a…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Keeping the patient alive

*Wayne Ellwood* holds the aid elixir up to the light and asks whether it can ever be the cure for underdevelopment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:54:00 2016
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Buy into renewables!

Communities should rally around green energy, thinks Cristina Brooks. .…

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Occupy Democracy returns to Parliament Square

Jamie Kelsey Fry looks to the returning Occupy movement as the beginning of the end for corporatocracy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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