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Localism? I don't buy it
Localist movements fail by treating a symptom of capitalism, the crippling of local communities, as if it's the disease.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2014 07:20 GMT
Man-made natural disasters
Carrying on with ecologically suicidal economic policies will lead to more frequent and destructive disasters.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 05:45 GMT
Saving our queuemunity
A queue may reflect society at large, but does paying more money gives the right to jump the line?
Last updated: 21 Jun 2013 17:50 GMT
The hidden costs of overprescribing drugs
Pharmaceutical compounds are increasingly polluting the world's waterways, with dire consequences.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2012 13:21 GMT
From the republic of hunger to the land of plenty
With world grain production in jeopardy and rising food prices, countries need to bolster their food security.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 19:24 GMT
Air-conditioning: The cold reality
Use of power-hungry appliances is skyrocketing in the developing world, and is a major factor of CO2 emissions.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 10:53 GMT
How about a green recession?
Overproduction and overconsumption are major factors in the ecological crises the world faces today.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2012 08:09 GMT
Iraq's sagging safety net
In a country with huge potential oil wealth, food rationing and distribution is keeping much of the population alive.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 17:54 GMT
Deadly tornadoes strike US Midwest
Five reportedly dead after National Weather Service warned of potentially "life-threatening" severe storms.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 20:57 GMT
The politics of bread in Egypt
Flaws in the government-sponsored rationing programme are redolent of the country's food security problems.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2012 11:03 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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