Amadou & Mariam

And finally...

Mali’s blind musical duo speak to Graeme Green about the ‘refugee crisis’ and why extremist efforts to stop the music will ultimately fail.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018

And finally... Steve McCurry

US photographer Steve McCurry, best known for his 1984 portrait of the green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’, speaks to Graeme Green about America, human nature and whether or not the world has gone mad.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

Calypso Rose

With a career spanning six decades, Tobago’s Calypso Rose has written more than 800 songs focusing on gender discrimination and social injustice. The 78-year-old, who has survived cancer and two heart attacks, spoke to Sian Griffiths.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018

And Finally: Meena Kandasamy

From gender-based violence to the challenges of being an outspoken woman, Indian writer and activist Meena Kandasmy talks with Graeme Green.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018

And finally... Nahko

US singer-songwriter Nahko shares his experience of psychedelics, human trafficking and turning pain into positivity, with Graeme Green.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018

And finally... Peter Adamson

The founding editor of New Internationalist magazine talks about his subsequent work campaigning with UNICEF – and his latest novel.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018

A word with Nithin Sawhney

Acclaimed British-Indian musician Nitin Sawhney talks to Subi Shah about colonialism, music as a passport to possibility and why he wants to be known as ‘someone who gives a shit’.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

A word with Yuri Herrera

The Mexican author and political scientist talks drugs, racism and masculinity with Graeme Green

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Thea Gilmore

And finally... Thea Gilmore

British singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore’s acclaimed new album The Counterweight was written during the turbulent events of 2016. She spoke to Danny Chivers about music, politics and crying on stage.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017

And finally... Emel Mathlouthi

Tunisian singer Emel talks to Graeme Green about hope, helplessness and the Arab Spring.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017

And finally... Fatoumata Diawara

The internationally acclaimed Malian musician tells Megan Iacobini di Fazio about the power of song and why ‘world music’ is just music from the world.

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NI 504 - The Equality Effect - July, 2017

And Finally: Mohsin Hamid

The author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist talks to Graeme Green about extremism, the refugee crisis and feeling at home in the past.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017

And Finally: Jason Williamson

Sleaford Mods’ vocalist Jason Williamson talks to Graeme Green about anger, politics and anti-singing.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017

P Sainath's people's archive of rural India

The journalist talks to Charukesi Ramadurai about recording the stories of everyday people and his hopes for India’s future.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017

A word with Kati Hiekkapelto

The Finnish crime writer and punk singer talks to Jo Lateu about the rise of rightwing populism, the importance of identity, and the embrace of the natural world.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017

A word with Naseema Assada

Lydia Noon talks to the Saudi women's rights activist about guardianship, Twitter hashtags, and suing the government.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

A word with Moby

The singer and musician talks to Graeme Green about fame, frustration and failing systems.

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

And finally... Gwenno

Welsh musician and dancer Gwenno Saunders speaks to Amy Hall about her cultural influences, minority languages and singing in Welsh and Cornish on her debut solo album ‘Y Dydd Olaf’.

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

And finally... Toni Myers

Training astronauts to shoot film? All in a day's work for the Canadian documentary filmmaker, writes Cristiana Moisescu.

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

And finally... Jay Griffiths

Author Jay Griffiths talks to Graeme Green about manic depression, hiking the Camino de Santiago and the constellation of language.

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

A word with Murad Subay

Yemeni street artist Murad Subay on using art to campaign and to commemorate.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

A word with Aziza Brahim

The Western Saharan singer and activist on Cuban solidarity, life as a refugee, and making her grandmother proud.

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

A word with Gloria Steinem

The feminist pioneer talks to Graeme Green about travel, change and the road ahead.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

A word with Shazia Mirza

Comedian Shazia Mirza reveals her inspirations, fears and political passions.

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

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The next financial crisis July, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
African village January, 2017
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
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