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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - The strength in the roots

This programs co-host, Richard Meeran, is a true internationalist. A human rights lawyer whose cases are challenging governments and countries across Africa, hes just been in India searching for his mothers childhood. He gives us a very personal account of what he finds in India and also in South Africa where black gold miners are dying because their workplaces that have treated them like disposable people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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All rise for Desmond

A message of hope from a remarkable man: Archbishop Desmond Tutu was in town this week.…

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A lethal injection

Canadian government support for white asbestos provides legitimacy to a deadly product.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Taking it lying down

As I write this, a huge, beautiful old sycamore tree is beingunceremoniously chain-sawed to the ground in Oxford city centre. Why?To make way for a monstrous gleaming new shopping centre so that,according to the Council, 'our retail and city centre economy can beviable into the future.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Disobedience

With governments doing so little about climate change, civil disobedience, such as that taken by the Drax 29, may be our only hope.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Dizzying efficiency

Sometimes the urge to fling the nearest available projectile at thetelevision set can take some suppressing. I found myself strugglingwhen, during the course of a news item on Burma, the anchor mentionedthe military junta winning the country’s referendum on a new constitution. A strangulated ‘Aaaargghhh!’ emerged nonethless.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Jess Worth

"I think a lot of young people don't realise how powerful they are… I know that clever, strategic campaigning by young people can change things because I have seen it happen. So my advice would be 'just do it!'".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Femicide: Guatemala’s growing epidemic

Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Small arms, big bangs

A thousand people die every day from gunshot wounds, and 3,000 more are severely injured. Surprisingly, those targeted are not troops. Nearly three quarters of guns are in the hands of civilians not armies; and three quarters of people who die are citizens, not soldiers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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