Archive for October 27th, 2008

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Oct
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Talking Points 28th October

Hello again, it’s Helen from the WHYS team. 
In Mexico, a drug cartel has infiltrated one of the country’s elite anti-drug units. Police agents and senior officials were found to be passing on sensitive information. At the same time, the UN has warned that West Africa is in danger of becoming a hub of the international trade in drugsContinue reading ‘Talking Points 28th October’

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Oct
08

Should we tell children nothing but the truth?

Hi there, here’s one issue for you to think about – a prominent atheist Richard Dawkins, has caused a bit of a stir in the UK by suggesting that “anti-scientific” stories about magic and witchcraft, such as the Harry Potter series, should be investigated for any negative effects on children. But is he right to be concerned?
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27
Oct
08

On air: Is there ever a right time to give up a struggle?

Hi, it’s James here, i’ll be presenting this evening’s show. The Dalai Lama, Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, has announced that he’s abandoning his struggle to persuade China to grant greater autonomy for Tibet. Here’s what he said on Saturday:

“I have been sincerely pursuing the middle way approach in dealing with China for a long time now but there hasn’t been any positive response from the Chinese side … As far as I’m concerned I have given up …”

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