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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'.…

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Wanted: products not made in China

Zimbabweans are fed up with sub-standard imported goods, explains Mgcini Nyoni.…

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No riff-raff here!

How to go slow between Bristol and the River Thames.…

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The beauty of a rope harness

The festival of Eid al-Fitr ended a couple of days ago, and most of usin Gaza have just dragged ourselves back to work. After the sluggishmonth of Ramadan – when most people fasted, followed by a week ofalmost solid eating, drinking and visiting friends and relatives – it’sactually a bit of relief to get back to being busy every morning.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What revolution?

Socialismis no match for plastic cups!.…

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Scholarships for virgins?

Young girls in Sierra Leone are being punished for receiving educational opportunities.…

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On the road to self-destruction

On 2,500 dead crocodiles, 50 pesos a day and how not to do things.…

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Why I joined a cult last weekend

‘All hail McDonald’s! Marvel at its miraculous transformation ofrainforests into obese children!’ thundered the ‘Rev E. Littlehelps’as, watched by a crowd of amused and bemused shoppers, he dropped tohis knees to worship the golden arches. ‘Oy mate, what are you doing?’shouted an inquisitive teenager, trying to work out exactly how best totake the piss out of the Rev and his faithful followers, the iPostles.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to World Health

‘The world almost hit rock bottom through reckless gambling on the world markets. When will we wake up and start to take our medicine?’.…

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Enough to make your eyes water

Even good old H2O can’t escape the spindoctors….…

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