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The stories of a tragedy named Haiyan

Iris Gonzales talks to three journalists who witnessed the devastation caused by one of the Philippines’ worst typhoons.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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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..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is this the end of the world?

Anna-Claire Bevan says 21 December Doomsday hype could cause tension between the Guatemalan government and Mayan community.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Living on One – the reality of a dollar-a-day existence

Struggling to understand the meaning of poverty, four students took on a challenge, with unforeseen consequences, writes Anna Bevan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Western way isn’t always the best way

Development – when forced onto poor countries – is a dangerous concept, argues Amit Singh.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In praise of Honduras' forest gardens

Wayne Roberts visits a backyard forest that combats climate change while offering an abundance of food.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Groan... roll on the sexist ads

Work-horse mothers and models jiggling in Santa-themed underwear.Coco Khan’s holiday wish is for no more misogynist advertising.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Keeping it in the family

Controversy kick-starts Guatemala’s presidential elections.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rolling towards progress

Jody Mcintyre takes the notion of disability to task with a personal exploration of difference and defiance.…

  • Fri Nov 1 11:38:00 2013
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