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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 - 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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Tax and cut - it makes no sense

Why it's best to ignore the noise.…

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One in a billion: born on a Mumbai commuter train

Neither monsoon nor gender can put a dampener on surprise birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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Turkish authorities target trade unions

Protesters have taken to the streets of Istanbul after dozens are imprisoned during a major police crackdown on union activists.…

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Unions celebrate victory as up to a million workers strike in Britain

Natasha Turner reports on the ‘biggest public-sector walkout since 1926’..…

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Barclays wins ‘shame’ award

Barclays gets the recognition it deserves for making millions from speculating on food prices.…

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Greece’s public broadcaster: another death foretold

The sudden closure of ERT after over 60 years is another indicator that the country is at risk of nihilism, writes Petros Diveris.…

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What's in a strike?

As Britain’s public sector workers gear up for mass action, Leeds collective the Really Open University explain why downing tools is still the best way to challenge employers and the government.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Kashmir report: too little, too late

Uzma Falak argues an advisory group touted as a possible solution to the 65-year-old conflict is little more than a smokescreen.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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