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Poverty & Inequality

Now and then there emerges somewhere in the world a social movement that is really exceptional for its integrity, astuteness and mass appeal. For me one of those rare movements is Brazil's  Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)/the Landles

From Copenhagen to Brazil

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Live link-ups with Javier Farje in Copenhagen and Jan Rocha in Brazil and panel discussions with Peter Bunyard, Sue Branford & John Hilary.
The author argues that all aid should go straight to the communities who need it.

The Other Haiti

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Sue Branford recalls a vibrant country, full of colour and music.
Prospects for the Brazilian economy have rarely been better, but at home left-wing analysts are concerned about who is really benefiting. Sue Branford reports.
The Catholic Church's Pastoral Land Commission (CPT) says rural organisations are under siege.
Keven Edmonds looks at how Bill Clinton destroyed Haiti's farmers.
A study just published in Brazil reveals widespread prejudice among neo-Pentecostal churches against Afro-Brazilian religions, such as Candomblé.  Leandro Uchoa reports.
The author argues that a new "development" project in the region will lead to abuses and poverty.
Hannah Richards discusses the impact of the taxation structure on health, education and nutrition.

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