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  • Left, rag-pickers sort out plastic waste in Mumbai, India, April 22, 2010.

    India's Deteriorating Environment

  • Instead she found herself becoming a "keeper of the flame" for the new generation of academic experts on literary modernism, or "Joycean rag-pickers" as she christened them.

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  • The firm was also dumping needles, razors and harmful chemicals such as caustic soda at municipal dumps that have attracted child rag-pickers as young as five in search of cloth fragments to sell for fuel.

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  • The firm was also dumping needles, razors and harmful chemicals such as caustic soda at municipal dumps that have attracted child rag-pickers as young as five in search of cloth fragments to sell for fuel.

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  • Patrick Barta/The Wall Street Journal From this rag-pickers 'slum near an abandoned textile mill, residents fan out into Ahmedabad every morning and afternoon to collect scrap metal, plastic bags, trash, and even animal bones and human hair.

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  • The right-wing noise machine is worried that now all the lefties will be sitting there with a tape recorder ready to catch them, and they go on and on about "freedom of speech" and the First Amendment as if the Constitution is at stake if they can't continue to refer to Muslims as "rag-pickers."

    Who's Next?

  • She stressed on the need to segregate bio-degradable and non bio-degradable garbage, and bury the bio-degradable garbage below the soil so that it can provide us with rich manure, and hand over the non bio-degradable garbage to the rag-pickers.

    1/3rd preventable deaths can be averted by healthy environment

  • At one rag-pickers 'slum by an abandoned mill, residents say traders are now paying as little as half what they shelled out a few months ago for plastic bags, steel scraps and animal bones.

    The Rise of the Underground

  • Everybody began protesting everything and dressing like rag-pickers, dressing as badly as they can.

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  • Everybody began protesting everything and dressing like rag-pickers, dressing as badly as they can.

    La Liz at 85

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