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You can’t block the bucks

Starbucks arrives in Guatemala – and shakes up the country’s coffee culture.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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A savage spectacle

Witnessing a murder in the street, Maya Prabhu regrets that in the absence of a reliable judicial system, ordinary Ugandans are taking the law into their own hands.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ugly repercussions of the beautiful game

South Africa's clean-up before the 2010 World Cup is sweeping away homes and people's livelihoods.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lessons from Portugal's debt crisis

Iris Gonzales reflects on Portugal's financial crisis - and other crises.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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When a general kills himself

The saga of flesh, blood, massive corruption and shopping trips with military money.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with The Space Hijackers

"Certainly don't take yourselves too seriously, no one wants to be lectured to by some know it all.".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Virtually G20

Blow-by-blow on BBC News 24.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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
  • Rank: 100

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