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Serving the super-rich

The December podcast from the Tax Justice Network provides insights into the closed world of wealth managers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Nobel for economic measurement

There are limits to what measuring poverty can do, argues Maggie Black.…

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Big Campaigns - An Alternative View of 2007

A continual media diet of corruption and conflict can make people scared, cynical, withdrawn, and depressed - feeling that: 'It's all hopeless. I give up!' But serve us something inspirational, and hope and energy come to the table. Throughout this year, the Radio New Internationalist team has been ourselves inspired by the power and passion of progressive voices from every corner of the globe: brave people who have seen the worst in the world, and have stood up and offered other answers.…

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A hunger for justice

One brave woman has brought the world's attention back on to the plight of Western Sahara's people.…

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March into memory

A mass protest marks 34 years since the end of the military dictatorship in Argentina.…

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Fidel Castro - the verdict

Sincethe darkest night of the 'missile crisis' in 1962 - when I doubted I'dlive to see the next dawn - Cuba has lodged somewhere at the back of mymind, as often as not taking the faintly roguish form of Fidel Castro.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Saramago

I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’. His precise destination may nothave been reached by 1984, but the direction of travel was similar.Then, at the end of history, politics became a profession - and storiesare, after all, about people, not quantity surveying.…

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Depleted Uranium

Just one microscopic particle of depleted uranium lodged in the lungs can start a reaction in a single cell that could lead to fatal cancer. It's unfortunate, then, that the world has an estimated one million tonnes of this dangerous waste - and a very limited means to get rid of it. In this program we'll hear how, why and where it's being dumped and the injuries and deaths that are being caused as a result.…

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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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Here’s to narcissists, neo-cons and a brave new decade!

Time to consider the real scandals of the noughties, reckons Hadani Ditmars.…

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