Posts Tagged ‘hunger

03
Jun
08

Talking points June 4

Good Morning, it’s Priya for the second time this week with some suggestions for today’s programme. Thank you ZK for watching the blog overnight and all of you for continuing the conversation while we were all asleep.

YOU SOLVE THE FOOD CRISIS

So, the Food Summit continues in Rome. World Leaders are attmepting to come up with solutions, although a fair few of you think that it is little more than a talking shop. So, what are your solutions?

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03
Jun
08

Talking points 3 June

Hello all, Priya here. Thank you Brett, Will and everyone for looking after this post so lovingly overnight.

Chloe suggested a story about child protection that you can read below.

WORLD HUNGER

I was thinking about food prices and world hunger. It’s back. All those wannabe beauty queens who wanted to eradicate world hunger will look on with horror.

Prices are going up, and basic staples are beyond the means of more and more people worldwide, althought he brunt of it is in poorer nations.

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09
Apr
08

Talking points for 9 April

Good morning, Ros has already started a debate asking “Should the Olympic torch-relay be cancelled?” – the torch is in San Francisco and if you’re there will you be protesting – or cheering it past?

Also, Fuchsia has asked if you are worried about rising food prices. It’s been a theme running through a few of our editorial meetings for a while and we may team up with Africa Have Your Say, who are discussing the issue today. So you can join those debates or start new ones here.

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03
Apr
08

Talking points for 3 April

Good morning, today a question posed on the Today programme’s Thought for the Day by Professor Mona Siddiqui is “Why can’t Muslims take a joke?” You can listen here (if you try hard enough, and are reading this on Thursday). That was sparked by British comedian Ben Elton saying the BBC is too scared of jokes about Islam. What do you think?

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