Thea Gilmore

And finally... Thea Gilmore

British singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore’s acclaimed new album The Counterweight was written during the turbulent events of 2016. She spoke to Danny Chivers about music, politics and crying on stage.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017

And finally... Emel Mathlouthi

Tunisian singer Emel talks to Graeme Green about hope, helplessness and the Arab Spring.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017

And finally... Fatoumata Diawara

The internationally acclaimed Malian musician tells Megan Iacobini di Fazio about the power of song and why ‘world music’ is just music from the world.

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NI 504 - The Equality Effect - July, 2017

And Finally: Mohsin Hamid

The author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist talks to Graeme Green about extremism, the refugee crisis and feeling at home in the past.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017

And Finally: Jason Williamson

Sleaford Mods’ vocalist Jason Williamson talks to Graeme Green about anger, politics and anti-singing.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017

P Sainath's people's archive of rural India

The journalist talks to Charukesi Ramadurai about recording the stories of everyday people and his hopes for India’s future.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017

A word with Kati Hiekkapelto

The Finnish crime writer and punk singer talks to Jo Lateu about the rise of rightwing populism, the importance of identity, and the embrace of the natural world.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017

A word with Naseema Assada

Lydia Noon talks to the Saudi women's rights activist about guardianship, Twitter hashtags, and suing the government.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

A word with Moby

The singer and musician talks to Graeme Green about fame, frustration and failing systems.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016

And finally... Gwenno

Welsh musician and dancer Gwenno Saunders speaks to Amy Hall about her cultural influences, minority languages and singing in Welsh and Cornish on her debut solo album ‘Y Dydd Olaf’.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016

And finally... Toni Myers

Training astronauts to shoot film? All in a day's work for the Canadian documentary filmmaker, writes Cristiana Moisescu.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016

And finally... Jay Griffiths

Author Jay Griffiths talks to Graeme Green about manic depression, hiking the Camino de Santiago and the constellation of language.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016

A word with Murad Subay

Yemeni street artist Murad Subay on using art to campaign and to commemorate.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

A word with Aziza Brahim

The Western Saharan singer and activist on Cuban solidarity, life as a refugee, and making her grandmother proud.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016

A word with Gloria Steinem

The feminist pioneer talks to Graeme Green about travel, change and the road ahead.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

A word with Shazia Mirza

Comedian Shazia Mirza reveals her inspirations, fears and political passions.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016

A word with Anjan Sundaram

The author and reporter talks to Graeme Green about self-expression, dictatorship and the importance of a free press.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Akala

The award-winning rapper, writer, campaigner and lecturer talks to Dan Glazebrook about the myth of white supremacy and the death of racism.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

And finally... Ramin Bahrani

The system is rigged, but it can be changed, the US-Iranian film director tells Malcolm Lewis.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

And finally... Susan Abulhawa

Graeme Green talks to the Palestinian American author and human rights activist.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

And finally... Meklit Hadero

Stories, silences and songs - the Ethiopian musician talks to Graeme Green.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

And finally... Mark Thomas

Comedian, activist and author Mark Thomas talks dissent, tax and people power.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

And Finally... Susana Baca

Diane Ghogomu talks to Susana Baca, the award-winning singer-songwriter who has dedicated her life to getting recognition for her marginalized Afro-Peruvian community.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

And finally... Farrukh Dhondy

Subi Shah talks to writer and activist Farrukh Dhondy about his time in the Black Panther Movement, multicultural TV and washing his own clothes.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
African village January, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
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