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Ethiopia drought: on the edge of a crisis

Up to 10 million people are currently facing famine, reports Nicola Kelly.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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At COP21, the people and future generations will be failed once again

The Paris Agreement shows how powerful nations have imposed their will at the climate negotiations, writes Clemente Bautista.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees

Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred, writes Nick Dearden.…

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Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India. .…

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Ramadan... Ramadan

The month of Ramadan began about ten days ago. Most of my colleaguesare fasting, as are most of my friends, though – as you may alreadyhave guessed – I am not. Abstaining from food from sunrise to sunsetwould be OK, because the weather is still hot and I don’t feel likeeating very much – but going without water is really more than I couldbear.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Philippines must tackle its human trafficking shame

As the UN puts pressure on the Aquino government, Iris Gonzales considers the way forward.…

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The butterfly effect

Indigenous people aren't just atthe sharp end of climate change, they are pioneering the solutions. We shouldbe listening to them.…

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Cool Change 3 -- Get energized

In both the North and the South, communities are converting to morelocally-based, sustainable lives. Lucia Ortiz – from Friends of theEarth in Brazil – reports on a cooperative of 6,000 families whoalready produce half of their energy without a bill in sight.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zapatistas threatened

We have received an urgent appeal from the Zapatistas in La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state. It reached us via latinlasnet in Australia, where more information and contacts can be found. Since their uprising on 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas have beenunder constant threat of from military and paramilitary forces.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rumours of liberation

It's not just 'change' that follows from this week's public display of contrition by the powerful.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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