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Issue 412 of New Internationalist

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June 2008

June 2008


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My Grandmother – A memoir

Every family has its secrets. So does every nation. But Turkey’s official secret remains extraordinarily potent because public...
Striking out

Striking out

Nike workers in Vietnam go on strike

The Boy Bands Have Won

A yowl of fury against the Pop Idol-type mediocrity that seems so often to fuel cultural commerce these days.

Nuclear weapons - the facts

There are over 27,000 nuclear weapons in the world. Thousands are deployed on land, at sea and in the air, posing the constant...

Nuclear weapons: a history

From the Manhattan Project and Hiroshima, to the Cold War, North Korea and beyond, nuclear fission has changed everything.
The language of World Farming

The language of World Farming

by Mitchell & Richardson
Talking warheads

Talking warheads

What are the West’s weapons actually for? asks *Paul Rogers*.
Bullshit in a bottle

Bullshit in a bottle

say hello to water called Ethos

Trident tested

Activist *Angie Zelter* celebrates a year-long blockade of Britain’s weapons of mass destruction.


In the heart of Central Asia, enclosed by the Pamir mountains to the southeast and desert in the northeast, Uzbekistan was once...
Global warming and the King’s Arms pub

Global warming and the King’s Arms pub

*Horatio Morpurgo* supplies an environmental missing link.

Standing up to the State

View from New Delhi by *Urvashi Butalia*

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