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Save our species from capitalism: a politics that speaks to people

Richard Swift interrogates capitalism, exploring the alternatives offered by left-wing politics.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Myths and madness

Suggestions that Africa should reduce its population in order to avert climate disaster are completely wide of the mark. It’s not population we should be controlling, but consumption.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Anita Roddick

It’s not often I get a pang of grief from the mass media, but I gotone from the news of the sudden, premature death of Anita Roddick. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Have your say... on the future of fair trade

Fair trade business is booming across the Western world, which can onlybe good news for the millions of poor farmers struggling to survive inthe face of collapsing commodity prices and ruthless multinationals,right? Maybe, but as fair trade goes mainstream, formerly-cleardistinctions about who really benefits are getting blurry.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Personalizing Energy Consumption

Climate change is one of those big global issues that growsexponentiallyas you research more into the causes and solutions. Its easy to let it overwhelm and write it off as one of those 'too big for me' situations. But it need not be.…

  • 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
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The price of gold

Critic of the Canadian mining industry, Alain Deneault, talks to Richard Swift about the destructive nature of this sector..…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Oops, no brakes!

Without growth the economy collapses…

  • Thu Jul 1 12:05:00 2010
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Meat's too expensive

*Chris Brazier* makes the case for a green and fair diet.…

  • Tue Dec 2 00:23:00 2008
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Keynote

Keynote…

  • Sun Nov 5 07:01:01 2000
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