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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 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 NI 475 - Gold trouble - September, 2014 Gold trouble Richard Swift 1 September 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.

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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Talking about a revolution

Jo Lateu explains why the world's minority languages matter for all of us - and why we should be fighting for their survival.

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From the archives

A selection of articles from the New Internationalist magazine archives.

Debt – The Facts

At any given time countries both owe debts and have them owing to them. Who owes what and what's the bigger crisis – foreign or domestic debt.

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Woman on a bus in the desert city of Mary (dbimages / Alamy). The two outside shots at the bottom are from the Tolkuchka Bazaar in the capital, Ashgabat. Sandwiched between them is the self-glorifying golden statue erected by the former dictator Saparmurat Niyazov.

Country Profile - Turkmenistan

Facts, figures and photos on Turkmenistan.

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