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Are Biofuels the Answer? (January-February 2007)

EDM (Vol. 6 No. 1)
 
COVER STORY
Landlord and Big Business Interests Behind the Biofuels Act
Are Biofuels the Answer?
 
NEWS
Anti-terror Law: GMA’s Authoritarian Step to Sustain Economic Hype
Arroyo to Face Charges Before Int’l Tribunal for Violating Filipino’s Civil, Economic Rights
 
WORLD ECONOMY
US Economy Looks Bad for 2007
Global Unemployment at Historic High, Says ILO
 
GLOBALIZATION ISSUES
Unequal Water Distribution Lies Behind the Water Crisis
Anger Grows at Novartis’ Bid to Hog Cancer Drug
 
SPECIAL FEATURES
RP’s Fiscal Situation: Filipinos Bear the Brunt of VAT, Other Reforms
Tied to the Land
India’s Wind-Energy Sector Soars
 
MEDIA WATCH
IFJ Declares Int’l Day of Action for Filipino Press Safety
 
COMMENTARY
The Alston Report: Where is the Culpability?
Elections in RP: Illusion of Democracy?
 
MOVIE REVIEW
Blood Diamond: Well-Intentioned but Fails to Make a Difference
 
POSTWAR IRAQ
Iraq: Anything But a Happy New Year
 
THIRD WORLD
War Crimes Tribunal Hopes to Awaken World Conscience
 
CONSUMER ISSUES
Do You Really Need All These Drugs?
US Surgeon-General Report: Dangers of Secondhand Smoke Indisputable
 
LETTERS
Vote Responsibly, Denounce Fraud
 
STATS & NUMBERS
Oil price watch: Gasoline, Diesel Prices Now More Than Double Since Arroyo Became President