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August 27, 2008 Original Peoples

Battle for the Amazon

Brazilian Supreme Court case pits farming in the Amazon against indigenous rights

June 8, 2007 Weblog:

Lula da Silva on Biofuels... Sure is easier than land reform!

Brazilian president Lula da Silva has written a piece called 'Challenges for the G8 summit' for La Jornada de Mexico.

He states:

"The promotion of the use of ethanol and biodiesel helps to democratize access to energy, and diminishes world dependance on finite hydrocarbon reserves...

[Biofuels] constitute economic, social and technological alternatives that are within the reach of countries that are economically poor, but rich in soils and arable lands...

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February 12, 2005 Accounts

Growing Pains, Gains for Global Solidarity

This year's World Social Forum was the largest ever, attracting over 120,000 participants. Jennifer Besner describes the scene in Porto Allegre.

2005 World Social Forum was largest ever

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