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Fighting for India’s health

An anti-tobacco campaign has had some encouraging results, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Is Cambodia’s skyscraper dream a nightmare?

The building work currently going on in Phnom Penh may also reveal the inadequacies of the country’s ‘progress’, writes David Hutt.…

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Africa’s hub of corruption

Henry Owino reports on a sorry state of affairs in Kenya.…

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Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India. .…

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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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Radio New Internationalist - The Arrogance

The ArroganceThis week were linking up Asia, Latin America and the Middle East to explore why that bundle of international economic policies favoured by the neo-cons can fail so badly and uncover a common link. Its The Arrogance the arrogance of the World Bank in Indonesia, of the International Monetary Fund in Latin America, and US policy-preachers now working in Iraq. Todays guests all of whom are working closely with international policy makers open the doors to a range of very personal…

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Conflict and colonialism

The scramble for Africa’smineral wealth is leading to de factore-colonization at the hands of mining transnationals.…

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Food for thought

A recent conference on food security did nothing to address the concerns of small farmers and local communities.…

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Bretton Woods II: Scrap the Unholy Trinity - the IMF, the World Bank and the WTO

At the irrelevant 'Bretton Woods II' conference in Washington in a couple of weeks' time, the elephant in the room is the disastrous performance of the IMF, World Bank and WTO. They can't be reformed. They have to be scrapped.…

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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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