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Pipelines to power

Oil and gas can make the difference between living in a developed or developing world. As a valuable energy source, oil and gas create power. Pipelines bring this power to the people.…

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Radio New Internationalist - Sultans of Spin

Public relations experts are manipulating information in favour of companies, governments and the rich at blinding speeds. Many communities are so resigned to this spin-doctoring that governments and officials who get caught-out lying still get elected. While conservative organizations are permitted to tear away at the truth, ordinary people are left on the sidelines wondering what to believe.…

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Radio New Internationalist - The Dirt on Nuclear

It used to be that No way!; and nuclear belonged in the same sentence. But as the international community scrambles for solutions to address the problems associated with climate change, now were being told that nuclear energy is clean and green. Pacific commentator and campaigner Nic Maclellan joins todays team to dish up the very extensive pile of dirt on the nuclear alternative: the problems of waste that wont go away; the world-wide radioactive fallout from operational plants to date; and…

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Radio New Internationalist - Base matters

Base mattersAs the US and its coalition of willing friends concentrate more military resources in Afghanistan and Iraq, Radio New Internationalist takes a step back to look at the backbone of the US security network its bases. As campaigners from Iran, Mauritius, the Pacific and the Philippines talk about how US bases operate in their region, a clearer picture emerges of how the US maintains its superpower status and the price that ordinary people in other parts of the world must pay as a…

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Bombs away

This month last year, Israels military forces were attacking Lebanon. One year later, a horrifying legacy remains. Imagine walking into a field where hundreds of unexploded cluster bomblets lie just some of the four million that Israels military dropped into South Lebanon in the last days of its bombardment.…

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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.…

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Torture - the deepest scar

Undoubtedly acts of torture are shocking. How could anyone extract information from others by breaking their back or boiling them alive? But the real horror exposed by this program is not so much the acts themselves but the complicity of Western Governments - and the leaders and officials in them who hold themselves out as supporters of human rights - in obtaining information through such methods. Down in The Grave in Syria and the countless other cells where thousands have been sent for…

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Radio New Internationalist - Unnatural resources

Campaigners from Nigeria, Nevada, Darfur and England take a seat attodays table to discuss human rights abuses by oil companies, acts ofgenocide by governments, and how the worlds indigenous peoples arebeing robbed of their DNA. Co-host Nnimmo Basseyfrom the NGO Environmental Rights Action in Nigeria shines a spotlighton a range of African issues as he exchanges ideas with todays guest. Becky Tinsley,Director of Waging Peace, talks about how the Chinese, UK and USGovernments have fuelled the…

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Cyber crimes

Next time youre downloading a film or music through the internet, spare a thought for Hew Griffiths, 44 years old, unemployed and now languishing in a jail half a world away from his home. Unlike most of the other inmates, hes not there for doing drugs, theft or assault. Rather, his crime was to belong to a group that cracked security codes of some of the United States biggest media moguls, giving group members access to software and games that - if downloaded - could have been accessed free of…

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Radio New Internationalist - Up in smoke

Forty-seven million documents are now online that trace the power-marketing and politicking undertaken by the tobacco industry the only industry in the world thats able to sell a product that is directly killing many of those who buy it. Theres a lode of gems you can find in these documents: that is, if youve got time to wade through 47 million pages. Anne Landman the editor of TobaccoWiki, a new online research and information project being facilitated by the Center for Media and Democracy…

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