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The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization

It seems to me we have a choice to make if we want to change things for the better in this world. And the rich aren’t going to like it..…

  • 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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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 Anónima, supplier to Chiquita Brands-and 24 union…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The butterfly effect

Indigenous people aren't just atthe sharp end of climate change, they are pioneering the solutions. We shouldbe listening to them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Inner Conflict

As a radio program thats always in search of new horizons, this weeks co-host is a pioneering reporter from Somalia Ahmed Abdisalam Adan who explains the most recent conflict in his country from his HornAfrik newsroom bunker in the capital, Mogadishu. From here, we step out into the line of fire in search of successful campaigns to rid the world of war and weapons. Johan Galtung a global warrior for non-violent resolution to conflict sets-out a world without armies; Kameelah Rasheed gives a…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Shell shut down

Activists shut down a Shell petrol station last weekend - Zoe Cormier reports from the party at the pumps.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change -- Degrees of neglect

Welcome to Cool Change -- an audio adventure to discover how combating climate change can create a fairer world. Progressive people from Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America and Australia offer us successful strategies to confront climate change as well as some radical changes that are already taking place around the world..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Base matters

Base mattersAs the US and its coalition of willing friends concentrate more military resources in Afghanistan and Iraq, Radio New Internationalist takes a step back to look at the backbone of the US security network its bases. As campaigners from Iran, Mauritius, the Pacific and the Philippines talk about how US bases operate in their region, a clearer picture emerges of how the US maintains its superpower status and the price that ordinary people in other parts of the world must pay as a…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Japan's tragedy: a wake-up call?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara says that a few centuries from now, if civilization as we know it still exists, history will judge us harshly. Will we ever learn?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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