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    FACTBOX-Drug policy reforms in Latin America

    29 January 2010
    In the media

    Many Latin American countries say the war on drugs has failed and are adopting more permissive drug laws, including the decriminalization of personal use.

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    World Social Forum - Day 2: "Rich Nations, Clean Your Mess!"

    Stephen Messenger
    28 January 2010
    In the media

    The highlight of today's World Social Forum was a visit from Brazil's President Lula, who delivered a rousing speech articulating much of what was discussed earlier in the day, vowing that Brazil is prepared to take the lead on Green reform.

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    L’urgence climatique, nouveau moteur des luttes sociales

    Antía Castedo, Bernat García
    21 January 2010
    In the media

    Le problème du réchauffement de la planète cristallise aujourd’hui les revendications du mouvement et pourrait lui donner un second souffle.

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    China-ASEAN Free Trade Area sparks cautious optimism

    Marwaan Macan-Markar
    20 January 2010
    In the media

    China and six South-east Asian countries have formed the world’s largest free trade area.

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    Grim anniversary

    John Cherian
    12 January 2010
    In the media

    A year has lapsed since Israel launched “Operation Cast Lead”, its military offensive against Gaza. The operations started on December 28, 2009, and led to the death of more than 1,400 Gazans. Most of those killed were unarmed civilians. More than 400 children lost their lives in the savage attack.

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    More slush

    Graham Usher
    08 January 2010
    In the media

    2009 proved disappointing for those who had hopes of a change in US Middle East policy from Barack Obama.

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    Private armies, coddlers to be named, charged by March

    Johanna Camille L. Sisante
    08 January 2010
    In the media

    Private armies in the Philippines to be disbanded before the May 10 elections.

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    Surveillance and Democracy

    Kevin D. Haggerty; Minas Samatas (eds)
    04 January 2010
    In the media

    A collection of esseys attempting to grapple with the complex and often paradoxical relationships between surveillance and democracy.

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    Gaza freedom march still blocked in Egypt

    Dennis DuVall
    04 January 2010
    In the media

    Gaza Freedom March attempts to lift the siege of Gaza