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Keep talking about (and dancing for) Burma

In May, Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal to ‘use your liberty to promote ours’ will be at the heart of Brighton Festival (UK) as she becomes Guest Director from afar. But how else can we use our freedom to support those denied it in Burma?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Flame, shame and symbols

It couldn’thave been more symbolic. We all strained to see the Olympic flame, barelyvisible, ringed by a double band of Chinese security guards and British policeas it approached Downing Street.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Big Campaigns - An Alternative View of 2007

A continual media diet of corruption and conflict can make people scared, cynical, withdrawn, and depressed - feeling that: 'It's all hopeless. I give up!' But serve us something inspirational, and hope and energy come to the table. Throughout this year, the Radio New Internationalist team has been ourselves inspired by the power and passion of progressive voices from every corner of the globe: brave people who have seen the worst in the world, and have stood up and offered other answers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Voices from below

A grassroots network in Zimbabwe reveals its aims for 2010 – and a People’s Democratic Constitution is top of the list.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Activists Invade Construction Company HQ

Activistsfrom Don't Build Kingsnorth have today invaded the Dartford offices ofconstruction giant Laing O'Rourke. The protest is against the company'sbid to build Britain's first coal fired power plant in 30 Years atKingsnorth in Kent.…

  • 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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Climate camp 2008: power politics, police brutality and pirates

A quick despatch from this year's camp for climate action. We're in abeautiful meadow in Kent, with just a few green fields between us andKingsnorth power station's belching chimneys. Energy giant E.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moving beyond the blog

Egypt’s bloggers are using the web to organize not just agonize.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Suffragette city

The activists behind Climate Rush are invoking the power and memory of the Suffragettes to take urgent action on climate change. If you're in London on 13 October, you should come down to Parliament Square at 5:30pm. Wear white/period clothing if you can.…

  • 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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