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Avaaz greenwashes Paris climate agreement

Avaaz is triumphant, but the Paris Agreement promotes the kind of policies that have failed us so far, write Marienna Pope-Weidemann and Samir Dathi.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Brussels Attacks

Our pain and rage are immense, but we need reason and understanding more than ever, Frank Barat writes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Haiti – as a matter of urgency

History keeps repeating itself on this beleaguered island.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Peter Tatchell

“Follow your conscience. Do what you believe to be right. Don’t follow the mob or do something just because it is popular.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Green Gold

With the Climate Campin the UK now underway, it is a good moment to reflect on some of thestakes involved in climate change activism. For many people, climatechange is an abstract 'environmental' issue with little impact on theirlives – but there are many people on the front lines who often face alife and death struggle. Such was the story of Sajida Khan, who'sbattle was not with climate change per se, but with some of its so-called 'solutions'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Personalizing Energy Consumption

Climate change is one of those big global issues that growsexponentiallyas you research more into the causes and solutions. Its easy to let it overwhelm and write it off as one of those 'too big for me' situations. But it need not be.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mindset: justice

Giedre Steikunaite reflects on 6 Billion Ways – a day of discussions, music, workshops and inspiration for action on local and global justice issues.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Age of consent

Nigeria must reconsider laws which allow the marrying off of minors with impunity.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Robbie Gillett

When you face a big problem by yourself, it can seem really scary and daunting. But when you take action collectively with others, you feel empowered and stronger together..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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