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May 05, 2005

Brazil rejects US 'strings attached' AIDS funding

Brazil bravely takes a stand against US Aid funding because it believes that the no-abortion, pro-abstinence and anti-prostitution conditions would be counter productive.Yesterday Pedro Chequer, the director of Brazil's HIV/Aids programme, said the government had managed to resist US pressure...

November 24, 2004

The left is dead

Martin Jacques, a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics Asia Research Centre, says that The left, as history knew it, is dead - and it will not be reborn. He cites the decline of the industrial working class...

August 17, 2004

Liberal Democrats Tough Liberal Policy Book

I managed to miss this article a couple of weeks ago in the Guardian, Lib Dem radicals call for pro-market switch. Seemingly riding high on a wave of anti-war support, several so called 'young turks' in the party are to...

July 30, 2004

Kerry Republicans?

I watched John Kerry's performance at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and thought he came across pretty well. Confident. Relaxed. He talked about the Economy, Health, Education and Security - nothing ground breaking. Played up the Navy career a fair...

June 17, 2004

Open Source Thinking

Interesting conversation opener via Demos who point to two interesting articles in the Economist regarding open source (An Open Source shot inthe arm? and Beyond Capitalism? (Premium Content). Demos comments that, "Maybe it won't be too long until a creative...
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