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Contract Kids – Switzerland

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 Generations of Swiss children lost their childhoods to state-endorsed abuse and forced labour. This shocking report brings us their stories, shedding light on a little-known dark chapter of Swiss history. “Our Switzerland, which always wants … Continue reading

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Death knell may sound for Canada’s GMO pigs

Rod Nickel Reuters Pigs that might have become the world’s first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption may instead face an untimely end, as key backers of Canada’s “Enviropig” project withdrew their support for the controversial engineered animal. Scientists … Continue reading

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Recent generations focus more on fame, money than giving back

Audrey Hamilton EurekAlert Young adults less interested in community issues, politics and environment, finds new research. WASHINGTON – The times are changing, and not necessarily for the better when it comes to giving back to society, according to 40 years … Continue reading

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Meet the Frackers – USA

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures March 2012 As oil stocks run low extracting oil from shale, or fracking, is the energy buzz of the year.It’s happening worldwide, and in the USA in 34 states. But with environmental and health risks, is … Continue reading

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The man who says pensioners should leave their ’empty nest’ homes… and the £1.5m five-bedroom des res where his parents live alone

Source: Daily Mail He is  the man who believes that millions of Britain’s pensioners are, to put it bluntly, taking up too much space. Last week Angus Hanton and his Labour-backed think-tank launched a report saying that ‘empty nesters’ should … Continue reading

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Children to be banned from blowing up balloons, under EU safety rules

Source: Telegraph Children are to be banned from taking part in traditional Christmas games, from blowing up balloons to blowing on party whistles, because of new EU safety rules that have just entered into force. The EU toy safety directive, … Continue reading

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