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Fuelling the debate

It’s big, but it’s not clever – the biofuel boom is threatening lives and land. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indian elections, democracy and all that

We tend to treat our government as a joke and our democracy as a farce, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara of India. But often, the electorate stuns the intelligentsia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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We're doomed!

A new airline has been created to transport pets around the globe. Just the sort of appalling nonsense that makes Alan Hughes wonder if the human race really has any chance of survivial.…

  • 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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A school of their own

Despite all the hardships, a school for indigenous children in the Philippines is a story of hope, courage and inspiration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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It's funny, don't you think?

It’s funny, but has it struck anyone how amazing it is that incapitalism’s latest crisis, governments can suddenly find billions,nay, trillions of dollars to buy out the ailing banks? All withtaxpayers’ money of course.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to World Poverty

'The book is based on a simple proposition – that the opposite of poverty is not wealth, but sufficiency. As long as the pursuit of more continues to outrun the desire for a stable security, poverty must persist.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Winner of a program

Radio New Internationalist has just won the 2007 Excellence in Spoken Word Programming award from the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. Heres the program that won it Taxing Matters.Africans are poor.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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His crime? Helping the oppressed

How many more political prisoners will have to be put in jail until the Philippine military is satisfied?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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