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There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Talks in Bangkok

BANGKOK, 2 April, 2008:This week, climate negotiators are in Bangkok hammering out a workplanwhich will allow them to reach a new set of agreements by the end of2009.Contrary to some reports, the Kyoto Protocol does not end in 2012– it is simply the end of the first commitment period and all so-calledAnnex 1 (mainly industrialized) countries are legally required tocommit to new binding emission reductions targets.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Craig Kielburger

Whenever we see something wrong, whenever we see an injustice, we should speak out. I don’t think we should shrug those responsibilities. We do human rights work not because it’s easy but because it’s necessary.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Between a monarch and a hard place

In Thailand, criticizing the king can land you in a heap of trouble. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: destruction and gundown

Tropical cyclone Nargis – which hit Burma around midnight on Friday –has ruined many parts of a country which already has poorinfrastructure due to the history of blundering by its militarydictators. Foreign journalists have posed the question: what will theBurmese people think of a regime that rushes armed soldiers onto thestreets to quell any signs of protest but which has been sluggish inassisting the thousands in dire need? I doubt the Burmese will bespending much time over that one -…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Smiley-faced monopolists: how Google, Facebook and Amazon won the world

Does it matter that these titans are so successful? Vanessa Baird examines what their domination means for all of us.…

  • Fri Jul 8 05:24:04 2016
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Factory farms are the new sweatshops

Not only bad for animals, they also exploit and endanger their workers, says Chris Grezo.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Shinawatra victory bodes well for Thailand's poor

The Pheu Thai Party has defeated the Bangkok élite - royalists, socialites and military. The lower classes have found their political voice, and will make it heard, argues Tim LaRocca.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Seeking salvation

Filipino expressions of faith are complex and diverse, writes Iris Gonzales.…

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Women in India are not asking for it

After anexposérevealsthe true thoughts of Indian police officers about rape victims, Mari Marcel Thekaekara says attitudes must change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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