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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
Let's not learn to love disaster
Although many thought Hurricane Sandy was a sufficient alarm, the West simply keeps pushing the snooze button.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2013 10:37 GMT
There's a ration card in your future - and that's not all bad
There is a need to impose a strict and low ceiling on consumption of fossil fuels while ensuring fair access to them.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 08:45 GMT
Energy interests square off over US heartland
With plentiful natural gas and cheap electric rates during election year, Oklahoma renewables struggle for traction.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 07:47 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
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
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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