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Praying for rain

Minor drama strikes large barge.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Life is a Picnic

The scene was just as I remembered from many decades ago, when my grade5 teacher asked us to name one of the seven wonders of the world, and Istuck up my hand and blurted out the Scarboro bluffs. My wife Loriand good friend Harriet joined me for a trip down memory lane on CanadaDay when we went for a picnic in my old haunts. The secret trailthrough the woods was still there, as was the fragrance of clover andwild grape as we tramped over the meadow, until we came to a pointwhere the deep blue…

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Rax Interview with The Space Hijackers

"Certainly don't take yourselves too seriously, no one wants to be lectured to by some know it all.".…

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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.…

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The cuts are ideological...

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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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