Monthly Archives: June 2013

Turning up the heat on the New Alliance

The debate on the G8 and its New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition is hotting up. Following on from the critical pieces listed at the bottom of the previous post, George Monbiot has weighed in with a timely critique in the … Continue reading

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All you need is aid

And so it came to pass. The resounding message coming out of this weekend’s hunger summit and IF campaign event was exactly as predicted: more charity is needed to solve Africa’s problems, not structural change. Aid agencies declared themselves thrilled … Continue reading

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Stop G8MOs

G8 summit – a moment for NGOs to stick to supporting social movements in the global South, not cosy up to G8 governments: support for the G8 is support for its New Alliance corporations which will unleash more GMOs in … Continue reading

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The truth about global health

Now the World Health Assembly has drawn to a close – and as the G8 approaches, with its talk about a dangerous and corporate-led ‘New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition’ – it’s time to focus on some truths about … Continue reading

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