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Bittersweet victory for ‘Indian’ Miss America

Nina Davuluri is deemed too dark to be beautiful in India. Mari Marcel Thekaekara explores the irony..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The economic crash - by those who saw it coming

Why should we listen to the 'economic experts' and policymakers who got us into this mess in the first place? Let's listen instead to people who saw the crash coming.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Deemed dispensible

We allow animal species, languages and customs die out at our peril.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Politics of war - pathways to peace (Part 2)

The unseen politics propping up war...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Liberia: the first African Republic

Sokari Ekine looks at the founding of Liberia and the context it might provide to the country's two civil wars.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Base matters

Base mattersAs the US and its coalition of willing friends concentrate more military resources in Afghanistan and Iraq, Radio New Internationalist takes a step back to look at the backbone of the US security network its bases. As campaigners from Iran, Mauritius, the Pacific and the Philippines talk about how US bases operate in their region, a clearer picture emerges of how the US maintains its superpower status and the price that ordinary people in other parts of the world must pay as a…

  • 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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Camp Ashraf under fire

The US has a legal duty to protect Iranian dissidents under attack, says Moussa Zabeti, who has eight family members living there.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The debt clock is ticking...

The US National Debt Clock – a fixture at New York’s Times Square for over twenty years – has recently run out of numbers to display the correct level of national debt which now exceeds a mind-boggling $10 trillion.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Troy Davis: a legal lynching

Troy Davis' execution is yet another example of the US government's flagrant disregard for human rights, argues Jody McIntyre.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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