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The world watches as a rogue government unleashes genocide

How many times have we witnessed this before? A rogue fascist government unleashing genocide upon its own citizens in order to carry out its nefarious aim of ethnically cleansing a minority community while the international community and the United Nations … Continue reading

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A Sinhala speaks out against the genocide in Sri Lanka

There are states and then there are rogue states. A rogue state is one that uses various pretexts to unleash genocide against its own citizens and ignores every international law and every norm of civilised behaviour to commit horrible crimes … Continue reading

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¡San Ernesto de La Higuera!

Ernesto “Che” Guevara was martyred on October 9, 1967. Forty one years later, an image of this Argentine-born Cuban revolutionary, doctor, guerrilla leader, author and military theorist remains the most famous photograph in the world! Ernesto Che Guevara . . … Continue reading

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The 2008 Right Livelihood Awards – Part 1

The Right Livelihood Award was established in 1980 to honour and support those “offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today”. It has become widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ and there are now … Continue reading

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Africa, awake, arise and act! (Part 1)

African leaders have warned that the lingering global financial crisis coupled with the collapse of talks on a world trade agreement could hinder the United Nations’ campaign to improve life for hundreds of millions of the world’s poorest. Africa, despite … Continue reading

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The woman who spread love and hope . . .

September 5, 2008 marked the tenth death anniversary of Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu. She is better known as Mother Teresa. Almost everyone would have heard of her and the organisation that she founded, the Missionaries of Charity. Mother Teresa . . … Continue reading

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Brazil looks set to fuel a war on poverty with newly discovered oil reserves

The President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, inaugurated the country’s new deepwater oil field on Tuesday. Trial extraction of oil by Petrobras began in the Jubarte oil field 77 kilometers off the coast of the state of Espirito … Continue reading

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