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China’s economic woes risk trickling down to civil society

The country's recent clampdown suggests deep concern over future levels of unemployment, writes Jessica Toale.…

  • Wed Aug 3 08:47:12 2016
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Live to Eat...

It’s 8.30pm, and I have just returned from lunch. I was at Hannah’shouse; she is a friend and colleague, and she invited eight of us overfor lunch after work today.…

  • 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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KPFA Radio Interview

Have a listen to my interview with Berkeley's KPFA Radio on my recent trip to Baghdad, to research the May issue of New Internationalist - all about Iraq, 7 years after the invasion.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Get plucked!

As she scanned my overgrown eyebrows, tweezers in hand, the beauticianberated me for my laziness. ‘You should have come back here weeks ago.You’ve left it too long, and now it’s going to hurt.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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In Search of Santa

Ho, ho, ho! The Radio New Internationalist team had a good laugh when we found out where Santa - or St Nicholas - really came from. It's another indication that, when it comes to Christmas, history gets swept aside and traditions take over. Dick Gross, author of Godless Gospel: A modern guide to meaning and morality, jumps on the sleigh with Chris Richards as we search for Santa and the meaning of Christmas.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hip-hop: sexist claptrap or revolutionary verse?

Xanna Ward-Dixon ponders whether rap music is a bane or benefit to society at the recent Intelligence Squared debate.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Defending the right to watch violent porn – how can that be justice for April Jones?

Enough excuses, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Violent porn must be banned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The art of being a good Indian woman

Yamuna Matheswaran ‘listens in’ to what her country is saying about women’s place in society.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lessons of the past for young Adivasi

In her latest post from India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara explains how a group of local indigenous children gained pride in their ancestry.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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