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Argument: Can shopping be a form of activism?

Neal Lawson and Ruth Potts, both campaigners and writers, go head-to-head.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:51:00 2016
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Interview with Reverend Billy

NItalks to him about his hopes, fears and crazily eccentric dreams.…

  • Wed Sep 16 06:23:00 2009
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Crap crunch

Crap crunch…

  • Fri Nov 7 03:22:00 2008
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Doors of perception

Doors of perception…

  • Sat Oct 25 12:48:00 2008
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The demoralized mind

John F Schumaker asks how we can treat our sick culture and make ourselves well.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Why I joined a cult last weekend

‘All hail McDonald’s! Marvel at its miraculous transformation ofrainforests into obese children!’ thundered the ‘Rev E. Littlehelps’as, watched by a crowd of amused and bemused shoppers, he dropped tohis knees to worship the golden arches. ‘Oy mate, what are you doing?’shouted an inquisitive teenager, trying to work out exactly how best totake the piss out of the Rev and his faithful followers, the iPostles.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Ethical Shopping Special

Put away your credit card. Get out your shopping trolley. This weeks program pays a visit to ethical shopping.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Stormy waters

As the sun set last night behind the woodland that runs from themooring up the valley side, and I sat on the back (I mean ‘stern’) deckreading, I heard the squawk of a bird close to my ear..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Time to put an end to rip-off culture

Kate Smurthwaite battles the lure of capitalist-driven advertising and calls for a change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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