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, par Global Voices

Brésil : Nouveau code forestier = Droit à la déforestation ?

Une réforme du code forestier brésilien – législation environnementale innovante favorisant la protection des forêts brésiliennes d’origine, dont la région amazonienne – a été adoptée lors d’un vote extraordinaire du comité spécial du Congrès sur les modifications des lois forestières [en anglais], à la (...)

, por ENVÍO

Arizona: vanguardia mundial de la xenofobia

por José Luis Rocha

La SB 1070 firmada en abril en el Estado de Arizona, bautizado como Nazizona por la población latina, no es una fatalidad repentina y tiene mucho apoyo en Estados Unidos. Ya había antecedentes desde hace diez años. En Arizona se están cosechando las tempestades legales que contra los inmigrantes (...)

, par NARAIN Sunita

Inde. Réparer ce qui est cassé

Tous les couloirs des hautes sphères du pays bruissent de conversations au sujet de la quantité de nourriture qu’il faut donner aux pauvres du pays en application de leur droit. Doit-on donner 25 kg ou 35 kg de blé par personne et par mois à un prix fortement subventionné ?
Puis ils se demandent à (...)

, by NARAIN Sunita

India. Fix what is broken

The high corridors of the nation are abuzz with talk about how much food should be given to the country’s poor as a right. Should it be 25 kg of rice or 35 kg of wheat a month per person at highly subsidized rates?
Then they worry who should get this right to food. All who are poor, the very (...)

, by Himal Southasian

Sri Lanka. Contradictions of capitalism

One of the major tasks that face progressive political forces in Sri Lanka today is to identify and tackle the major social contradictions generated by more than three decades of liberal economic policies. These interventions have to be at the local as well as global level. It now appears (...)

, by Himal Southasian

’Southasia’s commons are weakening’

Common property resource (CPR) management has long been a significant arrangement in many parts of rural Southasia, playing an important economic and environmental role at the grassroots. N S Jodha, who worked until recently at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in (...)

, by Combat Law

India. Entitlements of hunger

The government of India is in the process of enacting a Food Security Act, even as 500 million people live with hunger and poverty while 46 percent children are undernourished in the country. The NFSA proposes to lower ration prices but also attempts to reduce the quantity of grain given to (...)

, by MANDER Harsh

Barefoot: Learning from Gandhi

The world has much to learn from Mohandas Gandhi. As we approach October 2, a look at his principles show that his relevance is greater now than it ever was... Read more

, by Himal Southasian

Corralling the nomads

China’s anti-pastoralist policies in Tibet are not only culturally insensitive but environmentally disastrous.

Although its record of reserve-based biodiversity conservation is striking, Beijing’s approach to the conservation of living natural resources outside reserves is less impressive. Pressures for economic development often eclipse complex ecological and cultural factors. This is especially true on (...)

, por COCCO Giuseppe

Dilma é garantia do processo democrático

Folha de São Paulo

É só no governo de Dilma que poderemos continuar lutando para transformar o crescimento em um outro tipo de desenvolvimento
O medíocre desempenho eleitoral de José Serra nesse primeiro turno é consequência do esgotamento do discurso tecnocrático que, durante a breve hegemonia da macroeconomia (...)

La débâcle irakienne : l’héritage de sept années de guerre

Iraq Debacle Coalition

Ce texte, publié originellement en anglais par CodePINK le 17 juin 2010, a été traduit par Chloé Grimaux, traductrice bénévole pour rinoceros.
Nous, organisations et individus signataires de la présente déclaration, faisons à l’occasion du 31 août 2010, date du retrait partiel des troupes américaines (...)

, par Pambazuka

Kenya : La société civile face à une nouvelle constitution à ne pas dévoyer

par Jill Cottrell Ghai et Yash Pal Ghai

Le Kenya se réveille en prenant conscience de sa nouvelle constitution, votée le 5 août dernier. Jill Cottrell Ghai et Yash Pal Ghai mettent alors en garde la société kenyane contre le silence de la complaisance qui pourrait obstruer le chemin vers une gouvernance démocratique et transparente. (...)

, by Frontline

Right To Information: Martyrs to transparency

October 2010 marks the fifth anniversary of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. The Act and its implementation have been described in both administrative circles and civil society as “revolutionary” , “a blow for transparency”, “a check on corrupt practices” and “a people’s intervention tool with (...)

, by The Hindu

Bangladesh: two epoch-making verdicts

The supreme judiciary in Bangladesh has made it clear that martial law has no place in a civilised country that has a Constitution. After the recent landmark verdict of the appellate division of the Supreme Court that nullified the 5th Amendment to the Constitution and thus declared the (...)

, por Inter Press Service (IPS)

Un cementerio sin lápidas ni epitafios

Con la mochila cargada de sueños, el guatemalteco Gelder Lizardo Boche, de 17 años, partió el 9 de agosto a Estados Unidos desde su pueblo natal, San Antonio La Paz, en compañía de dos cuñados.
Los cuerpos de Boche, Gilmar Morales, de 22 años, y Hermelindo Maquin, de 24, fueron identificados entre (...)

, por ADITAL

Comunidade alerta para casos de violações e impunidade em San José de Apartadó

Karol Assunção

Um comunicado divulgado hoje (24) pela Comunidade de Paz de San José de Apartadó, em Antioquia, na Colômbia, revela a grave situação vivida pela população local. Há mais de 13 anos os moradores da região sofrem com as violações aos direitos humanos e com a impunidade dos responsáveis pelos crimes.
No (...)

, por EcoPortal

Valoraciones y planteamientos miopes en tema de transgénicos

Por Alfredo Jesús Escribano Sánchez

¿De verdad alguien cree que 5 años de investigación son suficientes para detectar problemas de salud o medioambientales derivados de dosis subletales y teniendo en cuenta que los tóxicos se acumulan? ¿De qué sirven las investigaciones llevadas a cabo por empresas interesadas en vender OMGs? ¿Qué (...)

, por FOUCHER Marilza de Melo

Velha mídia, nova derrota

Outras Palavras

Uma vez mais a mídia tradicional brasileira será derrotada numa eleição presidencial. Ela assumiu nas ultimas eleições de Lula, e agora com Dilma, a candidata de Lula, o principal papel de opositor. A chamada grande imprensa brasileira, que de grande não tem nada, tendo em vista sua parcialidade, (...)

, par Novethic

La nouvelle donne des perturbateurs endocriniens

Par Béatrice Héraud

Présents dans les médicaments, les plastiques, les cosmétiques et autres produits de la vie courante, les perturbateurs endocriniens sont pourtant fortement suspectés d’avoir des incidences sur notre santé. Des signaux qui alertent une partie de la communauté scientifique et de la société civile, qui (...)