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Those 27,000 Nukes

How to ban nuclear bombs and save the planet With just 50 of the world's 27,000 nuclear weapons having the capacity to kill an amazing 200 million people, you'd reckon that nations would thump their parliamentary tables and ban those bombs completely. After all, only nine countries have nuclear bombs. Yet despite active campaigns involving millions of people, five decades after the first nuclear bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in Japan, an international convention to ban the bomb has still not…

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Radio New Internationalist - Cotton Pickin'

Cotton pickinFresh from an assignment in India, New Internationalist co-editor Richard Swift joins the radio team to pick the issues from the worlds cotton fields. Ninety-nine per cent of cotton farmers now live in the Global South two-thirds in India and China. Yet some in India estimate that only one per cent of the price of a cotton shirt brought in the West ends up in the hands of the farmers.…

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Chocolate

This program's full of tasty treats. It's all about chocolate. Luscious and lovely, it's a product that's starting to light up the fair trade lists.…

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Radio New Internationalist - Peace of the action

Peace of the actionProtecting a human rights campaigner as he lays bare the connections between a mayor and notorious paramilitary death squads. Helping mothers negotiate the release of their children kidnapped to become child soldiers. These are just some of the stories that women peacekeepers share with us in this weeks program.…

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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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Radio New Internationalist - Alternative radio waves

A test for any true democracy is whether or not people can hear, and be heard on, a diverse range of views. Paradoxically, while the Rich World wages war to bring its concept of democracy to the Middle East, it does nothing as its own minorities are marginalized by a shrinking base of media owners. While the United States media had some fifty major conglomerates in the 1980s, by the year 2000 just six corporations dominated.…

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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

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Ballot boxes Burma

May 10th vote may give Burma's generals permanent control...…

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Wonder Women

Women who are doing it for themselves...…

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Ethical travellers

To fly or not to fly...…

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