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Lights out

Pakistan’s power crisis has sparked riots of discontent against a visionless leadership.…

  • 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. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Sinking assets

Boats are sinking assets. Yesterday Ithought for a moment I was about to discover the truth of this a littlesooner than expected.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Born to be wild

We went to a pub to mark the 50th birthday of a member of ourcommunity. He's taken to a Harley Davidson motorbike of late, in apassable re-enactment of the film Easy Rider. So someone suggested weshould sing the song 'Born to be Wild' for him.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Have your say... on the future of fair trade

Fair trade business is booming across the Western world, which can onlybe good news for the millions of poor farmers struggling to survive inthe face of collapsing commodity prices and ruthless multinationals,right? Maybe, but as fair trade goes mainstream, formerly-cleardistinctions about who really benefits are getting blurry.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Drowned out

The poorest countries, who contribute the least to climate change and have the most to lose, are the countries with the smallest voice at the negotiation table.…

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First impressions

Indian journalist Sulakshana Gupta arrives in Sierra Leone, from where she will be blogging for NI over the next few months, and begins to familiarize herself with life in Freetown. Indian journalist Sulakshana Gupta arrives in Sierra Leone, from where she will be blogging for NI over the next few months, and begins to familiarize herself with life in Freetown..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Here’s to narcissists, neo-cons and a brave new decade!

Time to consider the real scandals of the noughties, reckons Hadani Ditmars.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Feast and famine

With the Christmas parties and New Year feasting that's featuring in many millions of homes this week, the Radio New Internationalist team wants to get it's teeth into some of the interviews that we've done during 2007 about the food we're finding on our dinner tables: Angus Calder - a company director in search of more efficient agriculture - takes us through the problems that threaten our food supplies. As rising populations face falling levels of both water and agriculture land, he…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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