Aggressive Family Planning Sparks Riots in China
In its attempts to curb a remorselessly exploding population, the government of China has been some heavy handed family planning policies for some time, like the one child norm.
The policy - which was launched in the 1970s - is aimed at controlling population growth in the world's biggest ...
WFP Calls for Rescue Package for the World's Hungry
...st, as witnessed in Haiti, where people were killed and a prime minister was driven from office when food prices soared earlier this year. There were riots
in dozens of other countries around the world.
"We are at a critical juncture where we risk watching hunger spiral out of control as the worl...
Charitable Donations to Private Organizations in Haiti Critical Component to Ongoing Food Crisis Relief Efforts
...ntion as the country's agonizing food crisis continues to escalate.
and protests, the April ousting of Prime Minister Jacques
Edouard Alexis an... the hospital, more
desperate people coming to the gate, and the unrest and riots
us well beyond our budgets for the kids in our care," said Fr. ...
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Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West
...ndex in India was up by 11 per cent year on year. In Mexico there have been riots
in response to a 60 per cent rise in the cost of tortillas.
So far Bri...le. Elsewhere it could cost lives. Soaring food prices have already sparked riots
in poor countries that depend on grain imports. More will follow. After dec...
Chinese Take Fertility Drugs to Beat One Child Policy
Well the element of coercion may be forgiven when they are seeking to contain a population exploding beyond relentlessly.
against punitive measures reported last week was an indication of how insensitively things are being done over there.
Worse, the Chinese citizens ar...
Asthmatics Arrived in Hyderabad to Take Fish Medicine
...ute it free of cost.
The family used to administer the medicine at their ancestral house in Doodbowli in the old city till 1998, when communal riots
forced it to shift the venue to an open ground in central Hyderabad.
Unlike his predecessor, N. Chandrababu Naidu, who used to inaugurate the ...
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...ntrol, the worry is that millions more of
the world's poorest will also be lost to its ravages. Over the past few
months, there have been food-related riots
in 22 countries. Fuel prices
have risen farther and faster than agricultural commodities over the past
few years, and the $1 trillion subprime mess dw...
Winslow Sargeant: Stepping onto the train called Wisconsin - Part 2
...urt Judge W. Arthur Garrity, Jr. ordered massive busing throughout the city of Boston as a supposed solution to the fact of racial segregation. Fierce riots
between blacks and whites ensued, and Winslow and his siblings were caught in the crossfire.
It was a tough time, he said.
Youre riding a bus a...