November 2011 Archive

Citizen Consumer

Dara O’Rourke   This article is part of Citizen Consumer, a forum on using ethical consumption for social change   Alex Camlin June 29, 2007 I waited in line for hours—something I hadn’t done since ...

IMF warns that China’s financial system is “vulnerable”

By John Chan 22 November 2011 A report issued by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) last week warned that China “confronts a steady build-up of financial sector vulnerabilities.” The “Financial System Stability ...

Climate change and the need for ecosocialism

By Wayne Deluca Socialist Action November 20, 2011 We are living in a period of intense ecological crisis. Climate change caused by human activity is at the forefront of this crisis, which ...


Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Mirissa, Sri Lanka Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka Bogawantalawa, Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka Hatton, Sri Lanka Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka Kandy, Sri Lanka Kayts, Sri Lanka Kosgoda, Sri Lanka Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka Pussellawa, Sri Lanka Sigiriya, Sri Lanka Sinharaja Forest ...

The Arab Winter

by BRIAN CLOUGHLEY Democracy and Hypocrisy The Kingdom of Qatar in the Persian Gulf, ever vigilant in support of democracy, sent  hundreds of soldiers to help Libyan insurgents against the dictator Gaddafi. ...

Huge Stakes in Syria

by PATRICK COCKBURN By comparison, the overthrow of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was a marginal event President Bashar al-Assad’s enemies are closing in for the kill. The Arab League is suspending Syria, ...

Fantastic 360 degree moving views of some wonderful sites in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka’s first Braille newspaper ‘Wijeya Braille’ launched

By Cassandra Mascarenhas Sri Lanka has come a long way since children who were either hearing or sight impaired were neglected and marginalised in society and did not have opportunities in ...

Study: Exposure to common air fresheners can cause allergies, asthma

by: Jonathan Benson, (NaturalNews) Millions of Americans use scented candles, air freshener sprays, plug-in deodorizers and diffusers to make their living spaces smell clean and pleasant, but are the chemicals in ...

Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar

By Joanne Laurier J. Edgar J. Edgar Hoover, instrumental in founding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1935 and who headed the national police agency until his death, was a central ...

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