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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 475 - Gold trouble - September, 2014 Gold trouble Richard Swift 1 September 2014 NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014 Feminism fights back Hazel Healy 1 July 2014 NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014 The politics of language loss Jo Lateu 1 June 2014 NI 472 - Organ trafficking - May, 2014 Organ trafficking Nancy Scheper-Hughes 1 May 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.

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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Men from Baseco, a slum in the port area of Manila, the Philippines, show their scars from kidney sales in a photograph from 1999.

Perpetual scars

A forensic examination of the persistent problem of trafficking vulnerable people for their organs, and what it would take to stamp it out, by Nancy Scheper-Hughes.

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Don't shoot the messenger!

Admired by the public, reviled by those in power, whistleblowers are on the frontline of democracy. But need they be martyrs? Vanessa Baird asks.

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Demonstrators jostle in the streets of Rangoon, Burma, to protest the expansion of the Chinese-backed Latpadaung copper mine in the country’s northwest province. Thousands of hectares of farmland have been expropriated by the company and hundreds of villagers forced from their homes.

The pitfalls of resource wealth

Natural resource wealth isn't always a blessing. As Wayne Ellwood discovers, sometimes it can be just the opposite.

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From the archives

A selection of articles from the New Internationalist magazine archives.

A traditional teahouse in Isfahan; jeans sellers in Isfahan; a street scene in Jolfa, East Azerbaijan province; women picnicking by the roadside in Shiraz (see main text); selling fish in Kermanshah.

Country Profile: Iran

The facts, figures and images of Iran.

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