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Buddhists at loggerheads

‘It’s tooconfusing for me,’ I heard a student confessing outside Oxford’s Sheldonian Theatre. To theright was a group of Tibetan exiles with their brightly coloured flags, here togreet the Dalai Lama on the Oxford leg of his UK tour.…

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A wake-up call

Sokari Ekine considers what the Independence Day bombings mean for Nigeria's future.…

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Cool Change 2 -- Democracy meets the market

Adjusting to climate change means many changes: cutting back on oil and consumption; getting the globe to agree on a direction that will benefit everyone and adopting a creed other than greed. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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HotDocs

A documentary festival leaves you with some startling images.Indigenous women in La Paz, Bolivia dressed in long skirts and blousesthrowing each other around the ring in Lucha wrestling as enthusiasticfans cheer and jeer. A Palestinian activist in an Israeli prison forwomen completely without remorse for the deaths of eight children inthe bombing she helped plan.…

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Use and abuse of social media in Nigerian elections

With over a million Nigerians currently on Facebook and a growing number of Twitter users, how are Nigerian political circles dealing with social media in their campaigns? The elections are nearing, and the progress so far doesn’t offer much for celebration.…

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The No-Nonsense Guide to World Poverty

'The book is based on a simple proposition – that the opposite of poverty is not wealth, but sufficiency. As long as the pursuit of more continues to outrun the desire for a stable security, poverty must persist.'.…

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The State of the World

Today is publication day for the new edition of The State of the World Atlas. Author Dan Smith tells us about it.…

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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.…

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Echoes of violence

Peru is plagued by civil unrest in the wake of the Bagua massacre.…

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Time for an alternative to cheap food

The false economies of food production are damaging to the environment, animals and humans.…

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