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Radio New Internationalist - Cotton Pickin'

Cotton pickinFresh from an assignment in India, New Internationalist co-editor Richard Swift joins the radio team to pick the issues from the worlds cotton fields. Ninety-nine per cent of cotton farmers now live in the Global South two-thirds in India and China. Yet some in India estimate that only one per cent of the price of a cotton shirt brought in the West ends up in the hands of the farmers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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How Toronto Found Its Food Groove

Today’s food movement grew up alongside the anti-globalization movements of the past 20 years, so thinking and acting locally are crucial to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Peace of the action

Peace of the actionProtecting a human rights campaigner as he lays bare the connections between a mayor and notorious paramilitary death squads. Helping mothers negotiate the release of their children kidnapped to become child soldiers. These are just some of the stories that women peacekeepers share with us in this weeks program.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Wonder Women

Women who are doing it for themselves...…

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Permaculture

For a while now, when asked about the NI magazine topic I’ll betackling next, I’ve had to say: ‘permaculture.’ Invariably asked whatthat is, I’ve had to say: ‘I have no idea.’ Extreme hairdressing? Thelifestyle of Siberia?So how come I am starting to put together a magazine aboutpermaculture? Here I enter Donald Rumsfeld territory.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food fights

Government purchases of local or sustainable food is much talked about, but it’s hard to name a handful of places where it’s policy, and harder still, where the policy is implemented.…

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Where have all the bees gone?

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Time for an alternative to cheap food

The false economies of food production are damaging to the environment, animals and humans.…

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No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts..…

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Swazi boys win science prize

Libby Powell reports on two teenagers and their unique innovation.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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