Waiting in vain: passengers at Clapham Junction, south London. According to a 2017 Legatum Institute poll 76 per cent of British passengers want the railways in public ownership.Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters

The efficiency myth

Heard the tale about the private sector always doing things better? Nick Dowson wonders why it still has believers.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018

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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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013

Ready or not: can Bangladesh cope with climate change?

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy travelled there to find out how people are adapting to a warming world.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Why cross-border electrics are not such a bright idea Indi Samarajiva under a CC Licence

Why cross-border electrics are not such a bright idea

Renewable energy mega-projects are causing environmental damage and mass displacement says Joyce Nelson.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012

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Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Adapt or die April, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
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