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Tribal revival

Guess which country the Radio New Internationalist team is talking about today? Its indigenous people - still struggling for rights to their land and resources - often live in shanty communities overrepresented by the unemployed, drug addicted, and alcoholic. Fringe-dwellers, they die much earlier than non-indigenous people, and suffer a range of chronic health problems. Many non-indigenous people say that these folk need to be integrated into mainstream society, but the standard of education…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Wherever you go you take your ancestors with you

Hadani Ditmars is reminded of these wise words as she prepares to move continents.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In danger of destruction

Vancouver’s only working farm is in danger of destruction by developers, writes Canadian journalist Hadani Ditmars, who will soon be joining New Internationalist as a co-editor. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How Toronto Found Its Food Groove

Today’s food movement grew up alongside the anti-globalization movements of the past 20 years, so thinking and acting locally are crucial to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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HotDocs

A documentary festival leaves you with some startling images.Indigenous women in La Paz, Bolivia dressed in long skirts and blousesthrowing each other around the ring in Lucha wrestling as enthusiasticfans cheer and jeer. A Palestinian activist in an Israeli prison forwomen completely without remorse for the deaths of eight children inthe bombing she helped plan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Votes of no confidence

Blame Canada – but don’t blame Canadians!.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A day of tactical diversity

People assembled en masse June 26 at Queen’s Park, Ontario’s provincial legislature, for a day of demonstrations. There were an estimated 10,000 people on the legislature lawn and the march, which was deemed family-friendly by organizers, started out peacefully.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Canada accused

Why is it that a country that has banned the use of asbestos is still happily producing it for export?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food fights

Government purchases of local or sustainable food is much talked about, but it’s hard to name a handful of places where it’s policy, and harder still, where the policy is implemented.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Torture - the deepest scar

Undoubtedly acts of torture are shocking. How could anyone extract information from others by breaking their back or boiling them alive? But the real horror exposed by this program is not so much the acts themselves but the complicity of Western Governments - and the leaders and officials in them who hold themselves out as supporters of human rights - in obtaining information through such methods. Down in The Grave in Syria and the countless other cells where thousands have been sent for…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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