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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Last window of opportunity

Recent changes in US foreign policy bode well for this week’s talks with Pakistan.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lonely crusaders

'History is replete with the horrors of war, torture and barbaric brutality. Our only hope lies in our heroes, sung and unsung.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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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Food fights

Government purchases of local or sustainable food is much talked about, but it’s hard to name a handful of places where it’s policy, and harder still, where the policy is implemented.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No we can’t!

Obamamania starts to ebb.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cyber crimes

Next time youre downloading a film or music through the internet, spare a thought for Hew Griffiths, 44 years old, unemployed and now languishing in a jail half a world away from his home. Unlike most of the other inmates, hes not there for doing drugs, theft or assault. Rather, his crime was to belong to a group that cracked security codes of some of the United States biggest media moguls, giving group members access to software and games that - if downloaded - could have been accessed free of…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Osama is dead

After the death of Osama Bin Laden, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the killing of thousands of innocent civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan, and wonders what that has to do with justice or morality.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The debt clock is ticking...

The US National Debt Clock – a fixture at New York’s Times Square for over twenty years – has recently run out of numbers to display the correct level of national debt which now exceeds a mind-boggling $10 trillion.…

  • 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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