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The dark side of Christmas: the impact on sweatshops

It’s not elves, but underpaid Chinese workers working around the clock that will enable you to unwrap your presents, writes Amoge Ukaegbu.…

  • Thu Dec 8 11:02:54 2016
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Brash, flash and too much flesh

At a school Christmas show, Maggie Black worries that things have gone too far.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Christmas in a devastated land

This year, 25 December was about survival, not celebration, for the people of northern Mindanao in the Philippines, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In Search of Santa

Ho, ho, ho! The Radio New Internationalist team had a good laugh when we found out where Santa - or St Nicholas - really came from. It's another indication that, when it comes to Christmas, history gets swept aside and traditions take over. Dick Gross, author of Godless Gospel: A modern guide to meaning and morality, jumps on the sleigh with Chris Richards as we search for Santa and the meaning of Christmas.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Christmas in Palestine

Although Gazan Christiansremain tentative about their future, they say are not living in fear.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Go cold turkey this Christmas: cut out the meat!

Chris Grezo on why the traditional festive meal should leave a bitter taste in your mouth.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘O little town of Bethlehem’: A world of collective punishment

Matthew Vickery laments the hypocrisy of celebrating a mythical town while Palestinians living there face another Christmas under occupation..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Groan... roll on the sexist ads

Work-horse mothers and models jiggling in Santa-themed underwear.Coco Khan’s holiday wish is for no more misogynist advertising.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Santa’s helper is a racist caricature

Tensions are running high in Amsterdam following court’s ruling on ‘Black Pete’, writes Beulah Maud Devaney.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Walking in Bethlehem this Christmas when peace is absent

Giedre Steikunaite watches the city prepare for the most important day on the Christian calendar.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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