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Not the only game in town

Remember the 2005 G8 Summit at Gleneagles when rock-stars and NGOs combined to Make Poverty History? The G8 leaders responded with speeches and promises to make massive increases to aid for Africa. Their promises now lie in a broken pile. As the leaders of the Western World gear up for the G8 Summit in the German coastal town of Heiligendamm in early June this year, campaigners are collecting to point out to the G8 and the world that on a range of crucial international issues, they are not the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Big Issues - the hands on the rudder

The first in a two-part special...…

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A Green OPEC?

Despite the underwhelming emphasison climate change at the World Social Forum, there were a fewinteresting sessions and issues worth noting, many of which might nothave been labeled as strictly ‘climate change’ sessions.One in particular was a workshop on biofuels, organized by the Global Forest Coalition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Enter stage left

A radical take on improving peoples physical and environmental security...…

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India’s drug ‘lifeline’ under threat

India’s patenting laws mean it produces many drugs cheaply for developing countries. But corporate greed is putting this in jeopardy, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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ACTA: undemocratic, dangerous and wrong

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement goes one step further than just internet censorship, it can be used to restrict access to medicines for the poor, says Charlie Harvey.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Using technology to challenge poverty

Global development goals should be framed around a new kind of justice, says Amber Meikle.…

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One company stands between humanity and access to the hep C cure

Gilead Sciences’ high prices are putting life-saving pills out of patients’ reach, says Chelsea Radler.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cometh the moment, cometh the movie: Paul Goodman Changed My Life

As the the radical sociologist’s life is commemorated in a new film, Horatio Morpurgo wonders what words of encouragement he might have had for the #Occupy movement.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Peru spearheads open-source power

Long-lasting, community-led wind farms that produce energy beneficial to local people and the environment? Easy, says Jane Dennett-Thorpe.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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