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

A word with Peter Tatchell

The human rights activist has seen - and suffered - a lot in his decades of campaigning. But, he tells Cristiana Moisescu, he still believes in forgiveness.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

A word with Saud Alsanousi

Kuwaiti journalist and novelist Saud Alsanousi talks to Graeme Green about the Gulf region’s appetite for change.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015
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And finally... Yasmina Khadra

Algerian author Mohammed Moulessehoul tells Graeme Green why he writes under his wife's name of Yasmina Khadra.

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NI 480 - The great green energy grab - March, 2015

A word with Billy Bragg

'We can change the world, but music can't,' Billy Bragg tells Louise Gray.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015

And finally... Elif Shafak

Best-selling author Elif Shafak on Twitter, Turkey and making peace with her fears.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014

And finally... Dayo Olopade

'Africa isn't all refugee camps and windswept savannahs,' says the Nigerian-American journalist and author.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014

And finally... Okwiri Oduor

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor talks to Chris Brazier about winning this year's Caine Prize for African Writing.

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NI 476 - Cuba - October, 2014

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
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
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
The great green energy grab March, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Cuba October, 2014
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