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The World is Flat
Paul Brunker | 28 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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How the West won was Globalisation 2.0. How India and China could beat the West at its own game may be Globalisation 3.0, says Thomas Friedman.


Another side to African debt relief
Eugene Ohu | 28 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, debt relief, economics
Despite the well-publicised generosity of the G8 countries in forgiving US$18 billion of their country's debt, ordinary Nigerians are not rejoicing.


The noble art of statesmanship
Carolyn Moynihan | 28 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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If one is looking for a model statesman, it is difficult to go past Thomas More, the English Lord Chancellor who lost his head for resisting Henry VIII.


Weakening the rights of children
Gerald Mercer | 28 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Sure, adults deserve to have their fundamental human rights protected. But why don't we set the same standard for their children?


Why do science?
Carolyn Moynihan | 22 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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The West is losing its scientific lead in the world and governments are looking for ways to attract more young people to the laboratory. But can they succeed against the attractions of a consumer society?


A challenge for Filipino families
Leo R. Maliksi | 21 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Calls to limit population growth in the Philippines are misguided, says a leading economist in an exclusive MercatorNet interview. Big families are the ultimate resource.


Jurassic theories
Michael Cook | 21 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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An expert on dinosaurs claims to have delivered a killer blow to the credentials of religion by examining international health statistics. It's not very convincing.


Your gender is not an accident
Carolyn Moynihan | 15 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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The idea of medical intervention to change one's sex has gained credibility in recent years. Dr Rick Fitzgibbons thinks that it has been a great mistake.


Don?t get stuck on stupid, media
Michael Cook | 15 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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Why did a credulous American media believe the grim fairy tales of murder, rape and pillage in New Orleans even though there was precious little evidence for them?


The mysticism of Swiss suicide
Michael Cook | 15 October 2005 | FEATURES |  
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A stunning new documentary from Switzerland shows that supporters of the right to die do have a religion, of sorts. It's called euthanasia.


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