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Waters rising, spirits falling

The arrival of the rainy season brings chaos to the streets of Manila – and it’s not all the fault of the weather, says Iris Gonzales.…

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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

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Water wars

An 80-year-old colonial law gives Egypt unfair advantage in its access to the Nile.…

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The other Copenhagen conference

The way we use (and waste) water has a profound impact on climate change, as experts have been discussing at Klimaforum09.…

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Radio New Internationalist - The real thing

This program investigates Coca Cola that sugary soft drink that has led the corporate pack towards international profit and power. Whats in its bottles? Whats in its history? And whats in the global movement to ban it from schools, university and government canteens? Find out as:Amit Srivastava from the India Resource Center leads the way, by explaining how Coke plants steal water and pollute land and cause community outrage strong enough to close Coke plants in India; Nutritionist Marion…

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The Hunger

This program hits the airwaves at the start of Ramadan - the most significant month of the Islamic year: a month in which fasting features. So, inspired by the millions around the world of all faiths who fast, today were focusing on food - whos got it, who hasnt, and how its being used for religious and political pursuits: With global grain reserves at levels so low that would only be capable of satisfying world demands for two months, Angus Calder - a company director in search of more…

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Temperatures Rising

The privatization of public health systems Radio New Internationalist has just landed in Dublin to join one of the leading lights in Irish community radio - Jack Byrne from NEAR FM - as he reports on a pressing public interest issue: plans to privatize his country's public health system. Ireland - like so many other countries around the world - is preparing to follow the health system operating in the United States. Yet the health outcomes of the US-system are horrendous.…

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An important victory against water privatization in South Africa

Some great news coming out of Johannesburg in the battle against water privatization. A High Court Judge has ruled the city's controversial usage ofprepayment water meters unconstitutional. This is a tremendous victoryfor those fighting water privatization in South Africa, andparticularly for residents of townships such as Soweto where the use ofprepayment meters has restricted people's access to water drastically.…

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Wonder Women

Women who are doing it for themselves...…

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