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Latest magazines

Here are the most recent magazines we've published. Even if you haven't subscribed yet, you can still read the editor's letter for each issue and see a teaser of all the articles in that edition.

NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015 Democracy in the digital era Birgitta Jónsdóttir 1 January 2015 NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014 NGOs - Do they help? Dinyar Godrej 1 December 2014 NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014 Big oil RIP? Jess Worth 1 November 2014 NI 476 - Cuba - October, 2014 Cuba Vanessa Baird 1 October 2014

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012 Adapt or die Hazel Healy 1 April 2012

Latest feature articles

The feature articles from each of the latest New Internationalist magazines.

New laws to restrict internet freedom through taxation brought thousands onto the streets of Budapest in late 2014.

Democracy in the digital era

Activist and Icelandic Pirate Party MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir on what we can do and the tools we can all use to strengthen democracy and make it real.

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Not today: a girl walks past a school in Kibera, a nairobi slum without running water or electricity, where 800 aid organizations operate.

NGOs - do they help?

There are more NGOs today than ever; some are bigger than ever. Yet, discovers Dinyar Godrej, questions persist about their role.

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Leave the oil in the soil! Indigenous representatives from communities resisting oil extraction all over the world marched together at the front of the recent 400,000-strong New York climate march.

Ending the oil age

Change is coming. Jess Worth examines whether growing pressure for divestment and disruption can knock Big Oil off its perch.

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Behind the vintage taxi is one of Havana’s new Japanese-made co-operative buses. And behind that – the city’s iconic Capitolio, also being renovated.

A new Cuba in the making

The communist island is opening up for business. Vanessa Baird begins an investigation into what's going on - and what it means.

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Hey, big spender! China’s first gold vending machine – it dispenses coins and bars – landed in busy Wangfujing Street, Beijing, in 2011. Each withdrawal is capped at a million yuan (about US$162,000) worth of gold.

Stop the gold rush

Richard Swift argues that our appetite for the shiny metal is both pointless and dangerous.

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Girls strike a pose for an advert for GoldieBox. One of the companies bucking the gendered toy divide, it makes engineering toys for girls.

Is there a feminist spring?

Women’s rights has got its mojo back – and not a minute too soon. Hazel Healy takes stock of the challenges ahead.

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From the archives

A selection of articles from the New Internationalist magazine archives.

Detaining migrants - The Facts

The facts and figures on the movement, freedom, costs and damage of detaining migrants around the world.

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