(November 29, 1998) ENERGY: With increasingly successful alternatives, has the promise of nuclear power run out of steam?
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(November 4, 1998) The government responds to pressure to wipe out the ‘apartheid debt’ by arguing that it’s not technically feasible. Critics say it is.
Canada should stop supporting dictators with foreign aid and cash bailouts.
(October 31, 1998) The Canadian Ecumenical Jubilee Initiative represents approximately 30 churches, inter-church coalitions and church-related organizations who have joined together to sound a strong, new call for justice, peace and the integrity of creation.
(October 30, 1998) South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) yesterday accused the country’s business sector of helping to sustain apartheid and called for financial contributions from business to make up for past injustices.
(October 27, 1998) We realize that citizens of the industrialized world have been disillusioned by nuclear power and are successfully rejecting it, and that the industry is dying in most of those countries. It is this vanishing domestic market which has recently driven nuclear interests to step-up their sales pitch to Asian countries.
(October 26, 1998) Earlier this year, sociologist Wu Ming travelled to the counties around the Three Gorges Dam. Here is the third excerpt from his study, published by the International Rivers Network in March, 1998.
This year’s flood disasters in China have prompted a vociferous debate on the Internet among expatriate Chinese communities in North America.
(October 20, 1998) Prominent South Africans have joined a campaign to scrap the apartheid debt before the millennium, says Jubilee 2000 organiser Neville Gabriel
(October 14, 1998) Officials and experts yesterday called for preparatory steps to be taken in the construction of the final west route of the south-to-north water diversion project, to bring much needed water to parched Northwest China.
Canadian Gold Mine Spills Deadly Cyanide
(September 28, 1998) Earlier this year, sociologist Wu Ming travelled to the counties around the Three Gorges Dam. Here is the third excerpt from his study, published by the International Rivers Network in March, 1998.
(September 21, 1998) The tragedy of the Three Gorges dam goes beyond the nearly two million people who will be resettled from their homes, villages, farms, temples, and work places to make way for it, beyond the 1,300 sites of cultural antiquities and the 100,000 hectares of precious farmland that will be submerged forever under the 600 kilometre long reservoir, and beyond the rare species that it will likely render extinct. Ironically, the tragedy created by the Three Gorges will also extend to the economy and its electricity sector – the chief justification for building the dam.