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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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Goldman prize winner beaten for protesting against Shell pipeline

Willie Corduff hospitalized after severe beating by masked men at Shell pipeline site in County Mayo, Ireland.…

  • 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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Pathways to peace (part 1)

How the effects of violence are inherited...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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War-mongering Obama gets closer to winning hypocrite of the year award

Irish MP lambasts politicians ‘prostituting’ themselves for a pat on the head from the US president. Mari MarcelThekaekara writes.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Northern Ireland: proceed with caution

The Troubles may be over, but social tensions remain. Stacey Gregg believes the rest of the world can learn from mistakes made in Northern Ireland.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Greek debt: drastic haircuts and uncertain regrowth

As the European economic rollercoaster has the markets holding their breath, Michael Burke considers the relation of profits and ‘austerity’.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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We are all Greeks

Divide-and-rule doesn’t wash as popular resistance to austerity grows, writes Vanessa Baird.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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From coal to sunrise

Unions and workers view renewable energy with mistrust…

  • Sun Jun 1 11:23:00 2003
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View From The South

View From The South…

  • Mon Jun 5 08:01:01 2000
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