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Death of a Nigerian hero

Human rights lawyer Gani Fawehinmi died earlier this month. Sokari Ekine considers his legacy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radiation can reach the Philippines

The threat is serious, a Filipino scientist told the country's media on Friday. His warnings contradict the government's claims.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cuba makes cancer breakthrough

A new vaccine could give hope to millions – if Big Pharma doesn’t get its hands on it first, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blame Canada!

Yesterday I took part in an action to expose the way Canada's blocking the climate talks so they can keep extracting oil from the Tar Sands.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Green Gold

With the Climate Campin the UK now underway, it is a good moment to reflect on some of thestakes involved in climate change activism. For many people, climatechange is an abstract 'environmental' issue with little impact on theirlives – but there are many people on the front lines who often face alife and death struggle. Such was the story of Sajida Khan, who'sbattle was not with climate change per se, but with some of its so-called 'solutions'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A lethal injection

Canadian government support for white asbestos provides legitimacy to a deadly product.…

  • 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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Depleted Uranium

Just one microscopic particle of depleted uranium lodged in the lungs can start a reaction in a single cell that could lead to fatal cancer. It's unfortunate, then, that the world has an estimated one million tonnes of this dangerous waste - and a very limited means to get rid of it. In this program we'll hear how, why and where it's being dumped and the injuries and deaths that are being caused as a result.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Jess Worth

"I think a lot of young people don't realise how powerful they are… I know that clever, strategic campaigning by young people can change things because I have seen it happen. So my advice would be 'just do it!'".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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BP: is the party over?

20 April is the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest environmental catastrophe in the US. It's far from over, and the oil giant continues gambling with our planet.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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