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Radio New Internationalist - World Social Forum Special

When international campaigners from more than 100 countries converged on Nairobi, Kenya for this years World Social Forum, Adam Maanit and Jess Worth from New Internationalist wereon the ground to find the people, the ideas and the action for socialand economic justice in 2007. This program - a-day-in-the-life of aWorld Social Forum - introduces us to: Pat Mooney from the What Next? Project as he looks through new technologies to find out what the world will look like in thirty years time…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Haiti – as a matter of urgency

History keeps repeating itself on this beleaguered island.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why let a genocide get in the way of naked ambition?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara, on how Narender Modi could be a prime ministerial contender for the 2014 elections in India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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It's our economy, stupid!

If the G20 think they can quietly stitch up the world's economy on April 2 they better think again. Protest is mounting, with a massive demonstration planned to coincide with their meeting.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No fairytale: the story of the Philippines

From Marcos to Arroyo, its leaders have pillaged and lied. But will this ‘Once Upon A Time’ have a happy ending? Iris Gonzales wishes she could wave her magic wand as she relates the sorry tale.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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President patronizing

Obama’s speech in Ghana has caused anger in Africa, as Sokari Ekine explains.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Scott Forbes

"I suppose you just have to keep pushing and carry on climbing that uphill struggle in making change happen. NEVER GIVE UP!".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Media Lens

We try to bear in mind that the corporate media is the source of some of the greatest, most lethal illusions of our age. We feel that challenging those illusions is of real value in efforts to combat human and animal suffering..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa). The Q-Spot, a venuesetup by GALCK (the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya), was one of themost popular hangouts in the stadium. Numerous workshops, trainings,debates, film screenings, exhibits, and poetry readings were wellattended and there was a real buzz about the place.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mercury rising

Day 2 of the Forum and the wazungu (white people) are allstarting to turn various shades of pink from sunburns and heatexposure. The drums and singing are a constant thrum in the backgroundas thousands move from workshop to workshop or just wander aroundsluggishly browsing the various stalls. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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