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Rubens Ricupero, the Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), called on governments to dialogue with anti-globalization demonstrators. 'Otherwise we are heading for an increasingly violent confrontation. These movements express an understandable fear and anguish.' He discerned 'a pervasive desire for something that goes beyond the economic'.
In the 1930s, The Oxford Group, which later became MRA, sparked off a spiritual revival in Scandinavia. In Denmark, as Keld Jørgensen describes in these extracts from his recent booklet*, it led to a people's movement to tackle unemployment.
Catherine Guisan-Dickinson reads two books which express diametrically opposed views of European union.
Indian historian Rajmohan Gandhi spoke on 'Money, Globalization and Equality' during the Caux conference for Business and Industry. We print extracts:
Martin Dent is the co-founder of Jubilee 2000. He writes in his personal capacity.
Michael Smith meets the man behind an international move to outlaw bribery
In this new feature, we shall report on developments since our publication of a major story.
Canada's churches recently kicked off their response to a worldwide campaign to lift the poorest countries out of their debt abyss. They held a series of workshops, forums and events on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to mark the launching of the Canadian Ecumenical Jubilee Initiative.
While many struggle with how to survive on too little money, a growing number face the opposite problem: what to do with unprecedented spending power. Richard Griffiths asks himself some hard questions about how he should use his cash.
Since becoming Australia's Governor-General in 1996, Sir William Deane has spoken compellingly about Australia's social needs. These remarks are taken from his address to the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) in November 1997, with the last two paragraphs from his Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture in August 1996.

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