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Life without the car: A crash through our addiction to cars

They are machines that kill more people than wars. Pouring out 1,000 known pollutants into the environment, they contribute as much as a fifth of the globe's carbon emissions. For those they transport, contact with other peoples and environments closes with their doors.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Not so supermarkets

What's on the world's supermarket shelves...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Labour the point

Each time a person becomes rich, you can bet your bottom dollar that it has come at a cost to the wealth or health of others. As an upper class of millionaires emerges in any country, they often do so off the backs of imported labour, creating a layer of second-class citizens. China is no exception.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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My home in transit

So this is it, my new home for who knows how long, on its way through the lock around the corner.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Big Issues - Conflict and Climate Change

the second in a two-part special...…

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Another Guatemalan banana union leader shot dead

On March 2nd, Guatemalan banana union leader, Miguel Angel Ramirez ofSITRABANSUR, was shot dead. SITRABANSUR, which is affiliated to BananaLinks Guatemala partner union UNSITRAGUA, was founded by Miguel Ramirezand his fellow workers at the 'Olga Maria' plantation in the PacificSouth of Guatemala in July 2007. Since then SITRABANSUR members havebeen harassed and threatened by private security hired by the company-Frutera Internacional Sociedad AnĂ³nima, supplier to Chiquita Brands-and 24 union…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - How does your garden grow?

This program gets down in the dirt to ask progressive people from around the world: How does your garden grow? Permaculture may still be seen by many as the fodder of the fringe, but its designs are having profound results stopping starvation, combating climate change, and creating more cohesive communities. Get ready for some reasoned realignment as we welcome co-editor of New Internationalist magazine David Ransom, and hear how growing your own veggies is a profoundly political act,…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blood on the summit floor

As the Copenhagen climate talks went into meltdown, Jess Worth was there to witness the carnage first hand. .…

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The Next Western Front

There's a lot of spotlights shining on the privatization of armed forces in Iraq, but little attention being given to the fact that this is just the tip of a very large iceberg. All over the world, governments are contracting-out war and peace work to private companies. Military forces are now being called 'security forces'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Landing rights

Today we accompany Indigenous people through battles won and battles won in Africa and the Pacific. Although these are battles with no gunfire, the cultural and economic injuries are just as momentous. Jim Brooks an Australian human rights lawyer whos worked with Aboriginal people for the last two decades and was the chief administrator on Australias Stolen Childrens Inquiry co-hosts todays program as we start off by exploring the forced removal of Indigenous kids that has shamed countries…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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