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Labour the point

Each time a person becomes rich, you can bet your bottom dollar that it has come at a cost to the wealth or health of others. As an upper class of millionaires emerges in any country, they often do so off the backs of imported labour, creating a layer of second-class citizens. China is no exception.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Not the only game in town

Remember the 2005 G8 Summit at Gleneagles when rock-stars and NGOs combined to Make Poverty History? The G8 leaders responded with speeches and promises to make massive increases to aid for Africa. Their promises now lie in a broken pile. As the leaders of the Western World gear up for the G8 Summit in the German coastal town of Heiligendamm in early June this year, campaigners are collecting to point out to the G8 and the world that on a range of crucial international issues, they are not the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darfur - don't turn away

Say Darfur, and many of us feel we just cant confront the prolific slaughter and rape that is taking place there, in the African nation of Sudan. Yet those who dont turn away will see an extreme example of how many of the worlds governments deal with those seeking independence. On the ground, theres an arrogant government stripping the natural resources from the area without giving the region and its people opportunities to develop.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fistful of dollars

Compared to the euro, the value of the United States (US) dollar has fallen 76 per cent in the last five years. So why would anyone want to be paid in a currency that's loosing its grunt. Not Iran.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Inside China's Prisons

Swinging open Chinas cell doors to hear whos inside, and why...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tibet - hope at last

Suddenly, for the first time in many years, there's hope. As tension and protests mount in Tibet- and within Tibetan communities outside the country - there is a sense that atlast something is shifting, however fraught with perils that change may be. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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China cements its control over South Africa

The decision by the ANC-led South African Government to refuse entry to the Dalai Lama to attend a peace conference is evidence of the country’s movement away from its origins in the struggle against injustices..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Big Issues - the hands on the rudder

The first in a two-part special...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Wanted: products not made in China

Zimbabweans are fed up with sub-standard imported goods, explains Mgcini Nyoni.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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