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Privatization continued

Inside the minds of politicians privatizing public assets...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bad company

I’m just putting the finishing touches onto the next issue of the NI– ‘Corporate Responsibility Unmasked’. It investigates the currentcraze for multinationals to project images of themselves as caring,sharing, green and clean. Unsurprisingly, I’ve come to the conclusionthat when you peel away the spray-on conscience, big business is justas power-hungry and profit-obsessed as ever.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kiss My Bottom Line

Throughout the last decade, companies have told us that they want to be lean as well as green. The mad, bad days when corporations were only on about money and shareholders is over, they say. An aggressive corporate culture must be combined with community spirit; profit must not dominate the public interest.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Maoists, militias and mafias

Governments often speak of ‘poverty’ or‘deprivation’ as among the root causes of terrorism. There is muchrhetoric about addressing basic issues, which, it is believed, createfertile terrain for fundamentalists and extremists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Taking the wind power back

Tales from the frontline of the Vestas wind-turbine factory occupation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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BMW rides roughshod over public rights of way

It’s time to boycott BMW! That includes Minis, made in Oxford. Well,perhaps you were never going to buy one anyway. But don’t ever be takenin by BMW’s cosy image – such as in Oxford where their Mini plant islocated and where they host a theatre company on their site and havesponsored the popular Cowley Road carnival.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Report “Get your renewable energy and save it at your home"

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Radio New Internationalist - Caste aways

In this program youll hear one of the main concepts behind Radio NewInternationalist take-off, as progressive people from Asia, Europe andthe Pacific drop in to our airwaves to share and compare theirexperiences from different continents. Today, arms traders andcorporate raiders share the space with human rights advocates ..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Born to be wild

We went to a pub to mark the 50th birthday of a member of ourcommunity. He's taken to a Harley Davidson motorbike of late, in apassable re-enactment of the film Easy Rider. So someone suggested weshould sing the song 'Born to be Wild' for him.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Taxing matters

Most Africans are poor. Everyone knows that. But they neednt be.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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