Tuesday, September 2, 1997

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  • Landmines

    Delegates from more than 100 countries gathered in Oslo, Norway, yesterday to begin crucial talks on a treaty for a global ban on anti-personnel land mines which kill or maim an estimated 26,000 people every year.

  • Music Business

    The increasing concentration of corporate power in fewer and fewer hands has come to impact most aspects of our daily life. Not spared from the onslaught has been the music industry, where wave after wave of consolidation has left six multinational combines largely responsible for the music that we hear.

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