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Stop the weapons trade fair

There's an international weapons trade fair coming to my lovely little city of Adelaide,Australia and we're not happy about it!.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Celebrating the Dead

Inspired by the millions of people around the world who are celebrating All Souls Day this year, the Radio New Internationalist team dips into different cultures to hear the many ways in which the world's populations honour their dead and respect the dying. From the fear of the spirit-world underpinning Halloween to the burning of money at the tomb-sweeping festivals of Taiwan, the ways we celebrate death shape our own hopes and fears about dying. What better place to start than Mexico's Day…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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International Arms Fair - Cancelled!

Great news for anti-war protesters in Australia with the announcementthat the APDSE (Asia Pacific Defence Security Exhibition) hasbeen cancelled!.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Invisible children – the ‘rescue’

In cities around the world people protested lastweekend against the plight of child soldiers in Uganda.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Big Issues - the hands on the rudder

The first in a two-part special...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Coal? It's like paying someone to be a prick!

The Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd has promised the coal industry $1.2 Billion dollars in compensation before the Australian emissions trading scheme is finalised. Seem a bit ridiculous? That's what Greenpeace Australia thought, so they teamed up with Andrew Hansen from the social commentary spoof show The Chaser's War on Everything to create a campaign calling Mr Rudd to reduce the handout.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Deemed dispensible

We allow animal species, languages and customs die out at our peril.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Australia's nuclear option

Will the world ever muster the momentum to ban nuclear weapons?Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has decided to have a jolly goodstab at it. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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International arms trade fair comes to Adelaide, Australia

I just had news that my lovely home-town solar city of Adelaide, Australia will be the venue for the next Asia Pacific Defence Security Exhibition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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