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Ending the year on a note of hope

2015 has had its share of bad news. But there is reason for optimism, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is flying still beyond the pale?

Climate researcher Kevin Anderson and business adviser Brendan May go head to head.…

  • Wed Jan 1 08:47:00 2014
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Laughter in Kabul

If I got a pound for every time someone asked me to take care as Italked about visiting Kabul I’d be a millionaire by now. I do promiseto take good care of myself, and I mean it, but as soon as I reach mycityof birth I feelsafer than ever. This safety is not logical, ofcourse, because statisticallyKabul is getting more and more dangerouswith the rising number of suicide bombings, kidnappings and armedrobberies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tobin or not Tobin

Why Put People First should claim some credit for Gordon Brown's conversion.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Weak, cringe-worthy women hiding behind men

Zuhra Bahman is unimpressed by the two women candidates in Afghanistan’s presidential election.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In search of Fatima 2

The second part of the review of Ghada Karmi’s wonderful In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Faith and frustration

Despite Egyptian intransigence, the aid convoy still hopes to get to Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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I predict a riot cop

The police brutality I witnessed at the G20 climate camp was shocking, but it won't stop us, writes Jess Worth.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Let there be light

Will the Bumbuna Hydroelectric Project in Sierra Leone ever be completed? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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