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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
The outlaw state of Israel, part I
Putin's Soviet 'therapy' for Crimea
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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