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Maude Barlow | On October 20, Catarina de Albuquerque, the special rapporteur on the human right to drinking water and sanitation and Leilani Farha, the special rapporteur on housing, visit Detroit.
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rabbleTV | A 15-minute informal update on the current state of the UN climate negotiations by award-winning journalist Stephen Leahy, at the Climate Emergency Countdown public forum.
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Redeye Collective | At least 300 demonstrators marched through Detroit streets today, protesting a move by the city’s water department to force thousands of customers to pay their bills or face a cutoff in service.
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Tanya Hill | Interview with author and activist Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz about the history of liberation movements, her work with the UN Indigenous Rights working group, pipelines and the state of activism today.
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Gwynne Dyer | President Viktor Yanukovych has run out of options. It is hard to see him staying in office unless he turns Ukraine into a full-scale police state.
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David Peck | Ian speaks to development issues of all kinds, sustainability, how to lie with statistics and the future of development.
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various | The Sri Lankan army presence of 85,000-­86,000 in the North and East is contrary to peace building and amounts to a Tamil civil society under occupation.
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Jacob Chamberlain | Anti-terror policies implemented by the U.S. and governments around the world have grossly violated human rights, warned United Nations human rights chief Navi Pillay on Monday.
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Hannah Renglich | Earlier this month, the United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, made a number of recommendations for addressing food security in Canada.
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Yves Engler | Harper’s policies have spurred an unprecedented international backlash against Canada. And displays of opposition are growing.
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Gerry Caplan | The UN is an almost impossible institution and needs many things. But the very last thing it needs was a petulant lecture on behalf of Stephen Harper's Canada.
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Amara Possian | In the largest single Fossil of the Day ever handed out, NGOs and youth from around the globe awarded all nations at the Rio+20 conference the Rio Fossil for unanimously adopting the Rio text.