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Myanmar oil and gas, democracy and capitalism, commodities race to the bottom

(Article by Sheila Newman and Tony Boys.)Burma, now known as Myanmar, nationalised its oil and gas industries after a long history of foreign exploitation. Now the new government seems to be making friends with globalists and, Australian-style, setting up to sell their resources for what looks like the final gasp of the growth/industrial economy. Comments from Tony Boys, regional specialist, on how the locals may fare.

We really can do better than this! The Karen People and Cyclone Nargis

We've all heard of the obstructionism of the Myanmar government towards humanitarian aid that should have been going to the victims of the Nargis cyclone, but what's the background to this that the mainstream press isn't reporting…

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