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Morales wins – and so do his enemies!

Bolivia’s indigenous president easily won Sunday’s ‘recall vote’, securing between 60 and63 per cent of the vote. That’s even more than the landslide election victorythat brought Evo Morales to power in 2005.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fidel Castro - the verdict

Sincethe darkest night of the 'missile crisis' in 1962 - when I doubted I'dlive to see the next dawn - Cuba has lodged somewhere at the back of mymind, as often as not taking the faintly roguish form of Fidel Castro.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bolivia divided

It comes as no surprise that the southern province of Tarija voted for autonomy from Bolivia last weekend.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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It's here!

The new-look New Internationalist is back from the printer so co-editor Jess Worth can finally unveil some of the changes we've made to the magazine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: hunted down

The first anniversary of the popular protests against fuel pricerises in Burma has come around. And the security forces are stepping uptheir game, rounding up pro-democracy activists.…

  • 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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NI contributor's freedom of speech under threat

NI co-editor Dinyar Godrej, alterted us to the situation regarding political psychologist and NI contributor,Professor Ashis Nandy. Nandy is at the centre of a firestorm over anarticle he wrote after last year's elections in the Indian state ofGujarat which resulted in the re-election of one of India's mostincendiary politicians – Narendra Modi of the HindunationalistBharatiya Janata Party. In his article published in the Times of India,Nandy bemoans the current state of affairs in this…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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From India to Libya: democracy or hypocrisy?

Why is one state deemed democratic and another demonic when repression and corruption are evident in both? Sokari Ekine asks some awkward questions.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Down… but not out

Mgcini Nyoni has developed an interesting theory: cricket is a barometer of a country’s democratic principles..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Democratic conventions

Now that products are being pumped out into already saturated markets, it's not surprising that the culture that capitalism creates is centred on: 'Me! Me! More! More!'. For many, life's main goal has become: 'The one with the most toys wins'. We often hear how soul-destroying this culture can be.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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