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Food sovereignty and peasant activism

Oct 24, 2016 - Sarah Mourney

Farmers and would-be farmers in Lombok are fighting a land-rights battle against the tourism industry

Review: Troubled transit

Oct 16, 2016 - Max Walden

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Why size matters

Oct 10, 2016 - Diana Pakasi

Young people at a hangout in Sentani. Source: Diana Pakasi

Young men in Papua reassert their manhood through penis enlargement

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Readers said:

  • Food sovereignty and peasant activism
    Dave - 26 Oct
    Interesting article. Sadly to me it confuses two very fundamentally separate issues, changing land usage, develop and ensuring land rights and equity ...
  • Food sovereignty and peasant activism
    Jon - 25 Oct
    Good article. I wonder if there's a way to engage the tourists with the farmers' battle. Surely many would sympathise if they knew.
  • Why size matters
    Anthony - 21 Oct
    Very good and enlightening article. I had no idea that existed among these young men. Too bad the challenge of living comes down to this unnecessary ...
  • Why size matters
    Jonathan Foe - 19 Oct
    In one area of the Philippines, some guys insert small ball bearings under the skin. This gives women more pleasure supposedly. But although Filipinos ...

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