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Solar panels and chickens

The carnivalesque mood of the river continues. The other day a verypretty wooden launch slipped silently past at great speed. Only as itreached the sharp bend upstream and went ‘toot! toot!’, emitting alittle cloud of vapour, did I realise the launch was powered by steam.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spot the difference

No-one who endured 'structural adjustment' during the 'third' world debt crisis from the 1980s onwards can have any difficulty in recognizing the emergency budget just produced by the coalition government in Britain.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bretton Woods II: Scrap the Unholy Trinity - the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO

At the irrelevant 'Bretton Woods II' conference in Washington in a couple of weeks' time, the elephant in the room is the disastrous performance of the IMF, World Bank and WTO. They can't be reformed. They have to be scrapped.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food - wake-up call

The excellent Oakland Institute in California has produced this useful briefing which sheds a little more light on what's really going on.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Jonathan Mazower

Nothing worth fighting for has ever been achieved without a fight! Young people have always been the drivers of change – if we just accept the world as it is, for most people, that means continuing to have pretty miserable lives..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa). The Q-Spot, a venuesetup by GALCK (the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya), was one of themost popular hangouts in the stadium. Numerous workshops, trainings,debates, film screenings, exhibits, and poetry readings were wellattended and there was a real buzz about the place.…

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

Socialismis no match for plastic cups!.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kleptocracy comes home

David Ransom argues that government by theft is no longer confined to the 'Third World' - nor oligarchy to the former Soviet Union.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change -- Degrees of neglect

Welcome to Cool Change -- an audio adventure to discover how combating climate change can create a fairer world. Progressive people from Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America and Australia offer us successful strategies to confront climate change as well as some radical changes that are already taking place around the world..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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So you think young people don’t care about politics?

Our political system doesn't represent young people's views.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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