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Child brides: every two seconds

The UN calls child marriage a ‘violation’ but it continues to thrive in many countries, writes Kevin Childs.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Standing on the shoulders of 18-year-olds

It’s conscious and active young people who will be holding our governments to account, Rachel Lees writes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Death by a thousand cuts

Alberta’s waterways are threatened by Canada’s tar sands operations. To save them we must put money and resources into proper scientific assessment, says Zoe Cormier.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Under the privileged

The United States Government suggests that nanotechnology is getting in the drivers seat to steer the next industrial revolution. The Australian Government says that nanotechnology will fundamentally transform every aspect of our lives. Business leaders predict that nano-industry may be worth one trillion US dollars in the next five years.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Change in Bali

What are the people and politicians in the developing world saying about climate change? Nicola Bullard, from Focus on the Global South, joins Radio New Internationalist's Chris Richards to find out, as campaigners in India, Thailand and the United States take a ride through the rhetoric of climate change politics. At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali this December, the nations of the world will be writing a roadmap setting-out how to get to a global agreement for cutting…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Violence and voyeurism

As long as the West continues to put a price on African minerals, the ‘armies of business’ will continue to operate and women will remain unprotected from sexual attack.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Read our words!

A graffiti campaign in Kashmir is being used to drive home a powerful message to India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Gaza solidarity circus

From Code Pink to GeorgeGalloway, they’re all popping in - but is it just self-serving politicalpropaganda? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Choking the life out of Gaza

Israel is responsible for a hell of a lot of the misery and human rights violations in the Gaza Strip: but Hamas is also harassing, interrogating and mistreating civilians. Between them, Israel and Hamas are choking the life out of the people trapped inside Gaza.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Suicides up in the Valley

Young people in particular struggle to cope with the trauma of living in the world’s most militarized zone.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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