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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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Africa: trapped in water privatization

Water privatization and exploitation in Africa in the name of 'development' has disastrous consequences for the continent's population, writes Sokari Ekine..…

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Enough to make your eyes water

Even good old H2O can’t escape the spindoctors….…

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'In a country like Philippines...'

Iris Gonzales reflects on the lessons she learnt on her recent trip to Portugal's capital.…

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Rax Interview with Surfers Against Sewage

We make the campaigns accessible, utilising a variety of platforms to highlight the problems and promote the sustainable, achievable solutions.…

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Water de-privatization on the rise

Water privatization has been high on the globalisation agenda over the last years. But privatizers haven’t necessarily found it easy to get their way, thanks to vibrant campaigns by local residents, trade unionists and environmental and social justice activists. Campaigns against water privatization have been so successful – and privatization experiements so disastrous – that a trend towards de-privatization of water services has been gathering a head of steam.…

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My dirty secret

Wayne Roberts looks at how food and water issues mix in an era of drought.…

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