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Big Issues - the hands on the rudder

The first in a two-part special...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The suitable Mr Wolfowitz?

It was just sitting there, waiting to happen – the Paul Wolfowitz corruption scandal. But over so small a thing! I don’t want to belittle the World Bankchief’s actions, but using his position to ensure a plum job (salary$200,000) for his lover Shaha Riza is chicken feed by World Bankstandards..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How Toronto Found Its Food Groove

Today’s food movement grew up alongside the anti-globalization movements of the past 20 years, so thinking and acting locally are crucial to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Temperatures Rising

The privatization of public health systems Radio New Internationalist has just landed in Dublin to join one of the leading lights in Irish community radio - Jack Byrne from NEAR FM - as he reports on a pressing public interest issue: plans to privatize his country's public health system. Ireland - like so many other countries around the world - is preparing to follow the health system operating in the United States. Yet the health outcomes of the US-system are horrendous.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate 2030 - 12-part free seminar series in Adelaide, Australia

Hosted by the Research Institute forClimate Change and Sustainability, this series will explore theanticipated impacts of global climate change and strategies formitigation and adaptation.The seminars will be held in Napier LectureTheatre G04, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus,5-7 pm eachTuesdayduring the first semesterstarting 4 March 2008.Leadingresearchers, and guest speakers from government and industry, willaddress the following topics:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Canada accused

Why is it that a country that has banned the use of asbestos is still happily producing it for export?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Caught in the rain

Nearly 300 killed by floods in Colombia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food fights

Government purchases of local or sustainable food is much talked about, but it’s hard to name a handful of places where it’s policy, and harder still, where the policy is implemented.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Education dilemma: two bookshelves for 200 pupils

Public schools in the Philippines are a vivid portrait of the country's economy, says Iris Gonzales. She visits one such school..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indoor pollution is deadly for the poor

On a trip to Nepal, Stephen Bailey discovers a toxic link between poverty, childhood illness and climate change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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