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Pulp Friction

Whether youre living in the Rich World or Poor World, pulp is probably producing problems for people not too far from you. Were continuing to destroy trees that eat carbon dioxide one of the main greenhouse gases. Theres also a litany of other problems that follow the plantations that are grown to replace old growth the loss of food-supplies for the surrounding communities; the pollution of local water supplies; the promise of jobs at paper mills that only a few will ever get; and the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Sultans of Spin

Public relations experts are manipulating information in favour of companies, governments and the rich at blinding speeds. Many communities are so resigned to this spin-doctoring that governments and officials who get caught-out lying still get elected. While conservative organizations are permitted to tear away at the truth, ordinary people are left on the sidelines wondering what to believe.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cyber crimes

Next time youre downloading a film or music through the internet, spare a thought for Hew Griffiths, 44 years old, unemployed and now languishing in a jail half a world away from his home. Unlike most of the other inmates, hes not there for doing drugs, theft or assault. Rather, his crime was to belong to a group that cracked security codes of some of the United States biggest media moguls, giving group members access to software and games that - if downloaded - could have been accessed free of…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Musical unions

In just minutes, one song can deliver a powerful message that would take a book-load of words to explain. Unquestionably, some songs move our hearts and sympathies in a way that straight facts could never achieve. But while we have experienced how sound can enrich our lives, it can also move those who create it through a healing journey to a better place.…

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A growing issue: how can we secure food supplies?

Bryn Smith looks at ways to avert the coming crisis.…

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Flushed down the toilet: why aid projects don’t always deliver

Sanitation saves lives, but too many projects are unsuccessful at fulfilling their goals, says Rebecca Dracup.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The biggest leak in the world?

Howls of protest follow approvals for the expansion of the leaking Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine in South Australia.…

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Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Aboriginal resistence and flawed rhetoric in James Price Point

Nishma from Topsoilinvestigates the James Price Point liquid natural gas project in Western Australia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Students revive CSR principles

An interview with Bec Taylor, Social Justice officer from the University of Adelaide, on what Australian universities are doing to make life on campus more ethical.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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