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Dear prime minister, how about food security in India?

Give poor people cash, not free or subsidized food, argue certain economists. The poor insist that food makes more sense, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Our lives. Our anger

Nobody wants to be angry with the world, with loved ones and even with oneself. But when we are frustrated over the world’s follies, we let the steam off elsewhere.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Freeze for Global Poverty

We are having a FREEZE for Global Poverty to raise awareness about the cause and the upcoming event ‘1.4 Billion Reasons’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Voyeurism and exploitation

Human rights violations are taking place in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean under the guise of ‘tourism’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Population - the panic grows

Enter the babies of mass destruction.…

  • 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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Battered on all sides

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Taxing matters

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

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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