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Bust! the gambling boom

David Ransom finds a likeness between the addictions of gambling and the speculative impulses of capitalism.

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Resist!

Anti-nuke action across the world

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Survivor: Nagasaki bomb victim Sumiteru Taniguchi looks at a photo of himself taken in 1945. His horrific burns have required 17 operations.

Nuclear weapons: a history

From the Manhattan Project and Hiroshima, to the Cold War, North Korea and beyond, nuclear fission has changed everything.

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Speaking truth to power: a protester makes her point before being bundled out of a US Senate hearing on the Iraq war.Photo: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Talking warheads

What are the West’s weapons actually for? asks Paul Rogers.

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Road block: the Spanish group covered themselves in paint before blockading the base.Photo: Co Nscien Tious Objection Movement

Trident tested

Activist Angie Zelter celebrates a year-long blockade of Britain’s weapons of mass destruction.

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Whoops!

Whoops!

Wayward warheads, mid-air collisions and dangerous detonations.

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Nuclear weapons - the facts

There are over 27,000 nuclear weapons in the world. Thousands are deployed on land, at sea and in the air, posing the constant threat of nuclear war and radioactive contamination.

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Illustration: Nick Purser

The bomb stops here

With nuclear weapons multiplying again, now is the time to seize the moment and ban them, argues Jess Worth.

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Land just outside Addis Ababa which Asfaw and his pupils have cleared in preparation for building the Moya.

Post script: The Moya

Since completing this article, Asfaw Yemiru has finalised plans for putting his new educational ideas into practice. Alex Brodie describes the "Moya" which Asfaw and his pupils will soon begin building.

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Crying in the wilderness

Crying in the wilderness

The author of this article, Asfaw Yemiru, is one of Africa's most extraordinary men. At the age of 10, he was an illiterate beggar-boy on the streets of Addis Ababa. Today, aged 28, he is headmaster of a free school for over 3,000 poor children. Not content with this achievement, Asfaw is now moving his school towards a new concept of education which could have significance not just for Ethiopia but for many other parts of both the developing and the developed world.

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World food crisis

World food crisis

Harvests have fallen short of targets in almost all the most populous parts of the world. As food shortages reach crisis point for millions of people in the poor world, Keith Abercrombie spells out the present situation and analyses the underlying issues which threaten to set back the whole process of world development in the Second Development Decade.

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India 1973; New York City 1973

The new Europe and the third world - Roy Jenkins

Taking up the main themes of his Edinburgh speech on "The Challenge of World Poverty" Roy Jenkins writes on the new European context of that challenge and calls on the enlarged nine-nation community to take the lead in introducing new policies which will work in the best interests of both the Third World and the European Community itself.

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Kaunda

Kaunda

As the tension mounts in southern Africa, Zambian Prime Minister Kenneth Kaunda talks to the New Internationalist about the Rhodesian blockade; the racial crisis on the continent; and the key issues facing Zambia itself. Interview by David Martin.

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The Second Front

The New Internationalist monthly campaigning page on third world issues.

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Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
World food crisis March, 1973
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