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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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Excitement, exhilaration, emotion: music’s power to move its listeners.

We generally assume music is used for the good – but occasionally this is not so...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - The real thing

This program investigates Coca Cola that sugary soft drink that has led the corporate pack towards international profit and power. Whats in its bottles? Whats in its history? And whats in the global movement to ban it from schools, university and government canteens? Find out as:Amit Srivastava from the India Resource Center leads the way, by explaining how Coke plants steal water and pollute land and cause community outrage strong enough to close Coke plants in India; Nutritionist Marion…

  • 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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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Raise those voices high

While countries that proudly claim to be 'democracies' are supposed to bask in the beauty of different voices and ideas, the reality seems quite different. All too often, its small pockets of people pushing limited agendas that get access to reporters, policy makers and politicians. In fact, the only time that the voices of most people are clearly heard by those in power is through the ballot box - and even then in some countries they're robbed of that chance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Ethical Shopping Special

Put away your credit card. Get out your shopping trolley. This weeks program pays a visit to ethical shopping.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The new superpowers

As US power falls, people-power is rising...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Louise Gray

Louise Gray is a music columnist for New Internationalist and the author of the No-Nonsense Guide to World Music. She writes regularly for The Wire and many other music and art publications. Find our more at her website.…

  • Mon Sep 26 15:58:30 2016
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  • Fri Jul 30 06:15:00 2010
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