The kind and the curious

Amy Booth finds her feet – and friends – in Bolivia.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016

When a house is not a home

On the matter of decent housing, the government turns a deaf ear to poorer citizens, while bending over backwards to help the wealthy. Lindsey Collen, who penned this column from 2006 to 2007, returns with a one-off letter.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016

The sum of our disappointments

In Cairo, normality is something of a heroic enterprise, Maria Golia explains.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016

Beirut, my city

Green shoots of hope spring up among the rubble of discontent, writes Reem Haddad.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016

'The Republic of Possibilities'

Ruby Diamonde bids farewell to the Central African Republic.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

The most forgotten

Ruby Diamonde travels to the bush in search of an answer to a difficult question.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016

The language of peacekeeping

The importance of communication should not be underestimated, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

The freedom of the city

Trust between communities is being rebuilt, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
David Ransom, 2 December 1946 – 14 February 2016.

David Ransom: a tribute

2 December 1946 – 14 February 2016

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016

Close your heart, open your heart

Closing our heart to suffering suppresses our humanity, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016

Letter from Bangui: The guardian

A sudden change in an employee's health reveals hidden hardship to Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

The revolutionary

Ruby Diamonde dines with a man on a mission to wake up his people.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Penthouse and pavement

The city is getting a facelift - but not everyone will benefit, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Sisters of Joy

Giving a voice to the voiceless, Ruby Diamonde's friend Tatiana is an inspiration.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Breaking down

Help is at hand when Ruby Diamonde is involved in an accident.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Dirt cheap

Money may be in short supply, but mangos are definitely not, discovers Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015

Letter from Bangui: The school of hard knocks

Education means learning your rights, not just how to write, says Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015

The sultan and I

The role and influence of traditional leaders is often underestimated by international agencies, writes Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

When a sanctuary is a prison

Ruby Diamonde witnesses the pain of a community that can't go home.

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NI 481 - Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? - April, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Celebrations in the city

The charming city is coming back to life, but only for some.

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NI 480 - The great green energy grab - March, 2015

Letter from Bangui

Peacekeeping without peacebuilding is doomed to fail, says Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015

Letter from Bangui: Tears in the forest

Ruby Diamonde escapes the city and delights in the beauty of the rainforest.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014

Letter from Bangui: The truth, and nothing but

It’s hard to trust official sources of information in CAR, discovers Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014

Letter from Bangui: The widening gulf

Are aid workers actually improving things in CAR? wonders Ruby Diamonde.

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NI 476 - Cuba - October, 2014

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The coming war on China December, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
The great green energy grab March, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Cuba October, 2014
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