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Taking it lying down

As I write this, a huge, beautiful old sycamore tree is beingunceremoniously chain-sawed to the ground in Oxford city centre. Why?To make way for a monstrous gleaming new shopping centre so that,according to the Council, 'our retail and city centre economy can beviable into the future.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax interview with UKYCC

"Lots of people call this lots of different things; ‘environmental justice,’ ‘climate equity’… but to us, it's all about ‘fairness’.".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ugandan gay activists score reprieve

Nigerian blogger Sokari Ekine reflects on the failure of a vicious Anti-Homosexuality Bill.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Life is a Picnic

The scene was just as I remembered from many decades ago, when my grade5 teacher asked us to name one of the seven wonders of the world, and Istuck up my hand and blurted out the Scarboro bluffs. My wife Loriand good friend Harriet joined me for a trip down memory lane on CanadaDay when we went for a picnic in my old haunts. The secret trailthrough the woods was still there, as was the fragrance of clover andwild grape as we tramped over the meadow, until we came to a pointwhere the deep blue…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How Toronto Found Its Food Groove

Today’s food movement grew up alongside the anti-globalization movements of the past 20 years, so thinking and acting locally are crucial to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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NGOs a No-Go at the WSF?

There are some more reflections coming out about the recent WorldSocial Forum. South Africa-based scholar activist Patrick Bond does a nice roundup of some of these and provides some further analysis about the various opinions about what is needed for the Forum’s future. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Surfacing: my nth wall

Public spaces in the Philippines are being reclaimed by photo activists – and they have a very serious message about the human rights violations all too common in the country.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A shift of focus

It is time to bring families and communities into the LGBTI struggle.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Social Media, Anti-Social Ends

'Perhaps social media doesn’t kill people, it’s governments that kill people, and Western tech firms just follow the law. But whatever else you use Facebook or Twitter for, don’t believe the hype – they’re not your friends.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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