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Ban the World Cup!

Alan Hughes, self-confessed football fanatic, calls for the 2010 World Cup to be banned… here’s why.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another year is possible

At my home we have seen in the New Year in our particular way. Agathering on one of the larger barges toasted the hour. The smallpugnacious bitch had been tranquilized against her terror of theexplosions that quickly followed on the island between the two pubs andthe lock.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Light on the water

I don’t really know why my life has taken this nautical turn.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pass the sick bag, it's Jubilee time

The plans for this summer's Diamond Jubilee celebrations and Olympics are making Alan Hughes feel quite nauseous.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How to get a handle on excessive pay

As workers rally on May Day, FairPensions call on ordinary investors to tackle over-the-top remuneration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Olympic scale foul: sexism in football

After the British women’s team beat Cameroon, Xanna Ward-Dixon was horrified by the sexist reaction.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Olympic sex-trafficking myth creates climate of fear

Fears of a flood of sex workers entering London are creating extreme unease despite little evidence to back this up, says Giedre Steikunaite.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Olympic countdown: ‘200 days left to dump Dow!’

As a new campaign kicks off, London 2012 organizers are challenged to drink Bhopal’s ‘clean’ water.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A bit of healthy non-competition

As Olympic fever fades, Mari Marcel Thekaekara celebrates a less ruthless approach to play seen in India’s indigenous communities.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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