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Radio New Internationalist - World Social Forum Special

When international campaigners from more than 100 countries converged on Nairobi, Kenya for this years World Social Forum, Adam Maanit and Jess Worth from New Internationalist wereon the ground to find the people, the ideas and the action for socialand economic justice in 2007. This program - a-day-in-the-life of aWorld Social Forum - introduces us to: Pat Mooney from the What Next? Project as he looks through new technologies to find out what the world will look like in thirty years time…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Violence and voyeurism

As long as the West continues to put a price on African minerals, the ‘armies of business’ will continue to operate and women will remain unprotected from sexual attack.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Conflict and colonialism

The scramble for Africa’smineral wealth is leading to de factore-colonization at the hands of mining transnationals.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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An act of solidarity

You may have worn your red ribbon with pride last week, but 22 years after the first World AIDS Day was observed, the African response to the AIDS epidemic still leaves a lot to be desired.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Down the dictators

Meet Reed Brody. He hunts dictators for a living. Dictators need to be hunted by full-time professionals.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Children for sale

Monday 13 June marked the International Day Against Child Labour, a day millions of the world's exploited and abused children have never even heard of. Sokari Ekine explores the global problem of child-trafficking.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fall of the House of Windsor

It seemed strange that amongst the hundreds of organisations’ stallsringing the inner circle of the World Social Forum stadium in Nairobithere were only two that served food. At eye-watering prices. All theother officially-registered, slightly more reasonably-priced foodvendors, who’d paid to be there, had been firmly placed outside thegates in the so-called ‘food court’ which I didn’t even find til thesecond day, given the total lack of anything resembling signs.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The really ugly face of capitalism

With rich countries andcorporations buying up our land, we are witnessing a new scramble for Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Common senses

While mainstream media steer a hard right away from good news stories, the everyday wins of ordinary people are getting ignored. As a consequence, opportunities to be inspired by and learn from the victories of progressive people in other countries get lost. This program showcases progressive people who are using common senses to get their messages across: people presenting their messages through our five bodily senses taste, sight, hearing, touch and smell in a way that dares us to dream and…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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