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A Pope in Washington

Mark Engler hopes that the pontiff will use his US visit to promote a message of social justice.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Greece says no to austerity, and so should we...

Austerity is a morally and literally bankrupt ideology, reports Kerry-anne Mendoza. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Don’t underestimate working people’s solidarity

Don Flynn remembers when ordinary people refused to be divided into nationalistic tribes.…

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‘If you want to know the truth, read the Qur’an, not The Daily Mail’

Comedian Shazia Mirza is fed up at having to apologize for the actions of deranged individuals who claim to share her faith.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - World Social Forum Special

When international campaigners from more than 100 countries converged on Nairobi, Kenya for this years World Social Forum, Adam Maanit and Jess Worth from New Internationalist wereon the ground to find the people, the ideas and the action for socialand economic justice in 2007. This program - a-day-in-the-life of aWorld Social Forum - introduces us to: Pat Mooney from the What Next? Project as he looks through new technologies to find out what the world will look like in thirty years time…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Maoists, militias and mafias

Governments often speak of ‘poverty’ or‘deprivation’ as among the root causes of terrorism. There is muchrhetoric about addressing basic issues, which, it is believed, createfertile terrain for fundamentalists and extremists.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moving beyond the blog

Egypt’s bloggers are using the web to organize not just agonize.…

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Fall of the House of Windsor

It seemed strange that amongst the hundreds of organisations’ stallsringing the inner circle of the World Social Forum stadium in Nairobithere were only two that served food. At eye-watering prices. All theother officially-registered, slightly more reasonably-priced foodvendors, who’d paid to be there, had been firmly placed outside thegates in the so-called ‘food court’ which I didn’t even find til thesecond day, given the total lack of anything resembling signs.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Saramago

I used to think that the political novel died in 1948, with thepublication of George Orwell’s ‘1984’. His precise destination may nothave been reached by 1984, but the direction of travel was similar.Then, at the end of history, politics became a profession - and storiesare, after all, about people, not quantity surveying.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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