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China’s economic woes risk trickling down to civil society

The country's recent clampdown suggests deep concern over future levels of unemployment, writes Jessica Toale.…

  • Wed Aug 3 08:47:12 2016
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Emission trade-off

Not long after environmental groups lambasted the UK Government's cop-out on carbon offsets, the policy directors of some of the country’s leading development and aid agencies have now written a letter to The Timesweighing-in on the debate. If you were persuaded by some of thedevelopment claims of the offset industry, then square that with thelikes of Oxfam, the World Development Movement, Christian Aid,Tearfund, Practical Action and the New Economics Foundation whosaid today:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spot the difference

No-one who endured 'structural adjustment' during the 'third' world debt crisis from the 1980s onwards can have any difficulty in recognizing the emergency budget just produced by the coalition government in Britain.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kiss My Bottom Line

Throughout the last decade, companies have told us that they want to be lean as well as green. The mad, bad days when corporations were only on about money and shareholders is over, they say. An aggressive corporate culture must be combined with community spirit; profit must not dominate the public interest.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Virgin Health?

If anyone had any doubts as to what's happening to the UK's NationalHealth Service (NHS) please read below extracted from the excellentnewsletter Health Campaigners' News published by the the NHS Support Federation and the national Keep Our NHS Public campaign. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Suffragette city

The activists behind Climate Rush are invoking the power and memory of the Suffragettes to take urgent action on climate change. If you're in London on 13 October, you should come down to Parliament Square at 5:30pm. Wear white/period clothing if you can.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I joined the Green Party

David Ransom has found something worth doing in Britain's general election on 6 May.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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University closes off debate on g20 alternatives

University of East London closes off space for those seeking alternatives to the global economy. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Disobedience

With governments doing so little about climate change, civil disobedience, such as that taken by the Drax 29, may be our only hope.…

  • 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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