Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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The rise of the political extreme right

Fascists get power by promoting a loud, outspoken leader who preaches fear and hatred of foreigners, promotes isolationism, nationalism and proclaims to make their nation great again- as Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Assad did. Even Donald Trump shows traits of being fascist.

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Conditions ‘not right’ for Rohingya return to Myanmar

MANDALAY (UCAN): United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has said conditions are…

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A demonstrator in Santiago, Chile, holds a picture of Chilean president, Sebastian Pinera, on 22 October 2019, during a protest against the country’s state economic model. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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The people will speak

Students jumping the turnstiles in protest against a 3.7 per cent rise in metro fares…

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The Aeta people with their harvests. Photo: PREDA
Posted in Cullen's Corner Social Justice

The greater value of fair trade

It’s a magnificent story of turning un-saleable mangos into high-value, internationally-certified organic mango puree. In…

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Rohingya refugees enter Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017. File photo: UCAN/ by Stephan Uttom
Posted in Asia Features | Commentary Human Rights Social Justice

Double slap for Rohingya refugees at the close of 2019

It has been two years since Abdul Kalam fled his village home in Myanmar’s Rakhine…

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