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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…

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Battered on all sides

It’s not just hurricanes that the people of Haiti are struggling against.…

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Taxing matters

Most Africans are poor. Everyone knows that. But they neednt be.…

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The dirty price of a quick fix

South Africa’s power crisis can’t be solved by another World Bank loan.…

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Finance leaders come out to play in the Philippines

But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.…

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Money in the Philippines the poor never see

There's more than enough cash in the domestic market, but it's denied to those who need it most, writes Iris Gonzales.…

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Welcome to Manila, the gates of hell

Novelist Dan Brown’s description is sadly apt, says Iris Gonzales.…

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Fuelling the debate

It’s big, but it’s not clever – the biofuel boom is threatening lives and land. .…

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Indian elections, democracy and all that

We tend to treat our government as a joke and our democracy as a farce, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara of India. But often, the electorate stuns the intelligentsia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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We're doomed!

A new airline has been created to transport pets around the globe. Just the sort of appalling nonsense that makes Alan Hughes wonder if the human race really has any chance of survivial.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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