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The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade

The really quite extraordinary growth of fair trade has not, of course, come without pain. To my mind, it works best as a clear contradiction of the principles (such as they are) of free-market corporate globalization..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Brutality in Bagua

Stephanie Boyd reports from Cuzco, Peru, on the furore following the massacre of indigenous protesters.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Story of Cap and Trade

Confused by all this talk of carbon markets? Check out this entertaining and enlightening little video.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Show solidarity for 'Star Wars' hunger strikers

Two Czech activists have been on hungerstrike since May 13, in protest at their government’s intention to hostpart of the US’s ‘Son of Star Wars’ missile defence system.One of the two, Jan Bednář, was taken to hospital yesterday with liverfailure. Despite being in critical condition, he says he cannot stophis strike.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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