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Radio New Internationalist - World Social Forum Special

When international campaigners from more than 100 countries converged on Nairobi, Kenya for this years World Social Forum, Adam Maanit and Jess Worth from New Internationalist wereon the ground to find the people, the ideas and the action for socialand economic justice in 2007. This program - a-day-in-the-life of aWorld Social Forum - introduces us to: Pat Mooney from the What Next? Project as he looks through new technologies to find out what the world will look like in thirty years time…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Change in Bali

What are the people and politicians in the developing world saying about climate change? Nicola Bullard, from Focus on the Global South, joins Radio New Internationalist's Chris Richards to find out, as campaigners in India, Thailand and the United States take a ride through the rhetoric of climate change politics. At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali this December, the nations of the world will be writing a roadmap setting-out how to get to a global agreement for cutting…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Activists Invade Construction Company HQ

Activistsfrom Don't Build Kingsnorth have today invaded the Dartford offices ofconstruction giant Laing O'Rourke. The protest is against the company'sbid to build Britain's first coal fired power plant in 30 Years atKingsnorth in Kent.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Virgin Health?

If anyone had any doubts as to what's happening to the UK's NationalHealth Service (NHS) please read below extracted from the excellentnewsletter Health Campaigners' News published by the the NHS Support Federation and the national Keep Our NHS Public campaign. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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L'affaire DSK: An affair to remember

Whatever the ouctome, the rape case against former IMF boss Dominique Strauss Kahn has opened up debates about predatory males the world over, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights

It is no longer acceptable to live in a world where young girls are taken out of school and forced into early marriage, where women’s employment opportunities are limited, and where the threat of gender-based violence is a daily reality — at home, in the street, at school and at work. -Michele Bachelet, Head of UN Women.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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It's our economy, stupid!

If the G20 think they can quietly stitch up the world's economy on April 2 they better think again. Protest is mounting, with a massive demonstration planned to coincide with their meeting.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Show your love for the National Health Service this Valentine's Day

This just in from the Keep NHS Public Campaign:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Not the only game in town

Remember the 2005 G8 Summit at Gleneagles when rock-stars and NGOs combined to Make Poverty History? The G8 leaders responded with speeches and promises to make massive increases to aid for Africa. Their promises now lie in a broken pile. As the leaders of the Western World gear up for the G8 Summit in the German coastal town of Heiligendamm in early June this year, campaigners are collecting to point out to the G8 and the world that on a range of crucial international issues, they are not the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why leveraged soya beans are weird and wrong

Hazel Healy considers moves to get food out of financiers' portfolios, as regulators and governments decide on rules to limit food speculation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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