What if... people could migrate freely?

What if... people could migrate freely?

Vanessa Baird looks ahead at how things could be.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018
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
Life after Nauru

Life after Nauru

When Rashid first arrived in Cambodia, he warned other Nauru detainees not to come.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Catch! Will delivery drones really get aid to those who need it most?

The rise of the cyber-humanitarians

Aid-by-drone, what’s not to like? Plenty, as Nick Dowson explains.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
Detention deaths

Detention deaths

A record number of people lost their lives in UK immigration detention centres in 2017, writes Felix Bazalgette.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018

Kids at work

What is life really like for millennials? What kind of jobs do they do? What do they make of their precarious futures? We look at the lives of three young people across the world: a Gambian migrant in Italy, a Dalit student in India, and a trans vlogger in the UK.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Whiteness is not rightness

Whiteness is not rightness

Refugees in Germany complain about the lack of support by liberal and left-wing activists, writes Morgan Meaker

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Docs not cops

Docs not cops

Doctors and patients are fighting back against new rules to restrict migrants’ access to the NHS, writes Simon Childs.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

The dark side of the desert Louvre

Downtrodden workers have been ignored in France’s rush to a cultural partnership with the building of the UAE’s new Louvre gallery. Yohann Koshy reports.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Sanctuary scholarships for migrant students

Sanctuary scholarships for migrant students

Seven students are now studying at SOAS university in London thanks to ‘sanctuary scholarships’, reports Hazel Healy. These scholarships have enabled them to take up their degrees despite the British government’s efforts to create a ‘hostile environment’ for migrants. Hazel Healy reports.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017

Maria Soccorro dela Cruz (pictured with her grandson), was sexually and verbally abused while a domestic worker in Lebanon and Syria to support her family in Manila.

Sponsored abuse

A lack of legal protection combined with toxic prejudice leaves migrant workers in Lebanon between a rock and a hard place. But the struggle for rights is under way and, as Fiona Broom reports, it’s coming from the ground up.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017

Welcome to the jungle

Amy Booth goes to the back of beyond in Bolivia and hears of a surprising migration.

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

Open Window December 2016

With guest cartoonist Tjeerd Royaards from the Netherlands.

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

A migrant’s story

Trade unions aren’t even on the radar of most of London’s poorly treated hospitality workers. But a union could help them find their voice, as Afrika explains.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
Syrian refugees at a clinic in Jordan.

The role of climate change in the Syria crisis: how the media got it wrong

Alex Randall argues that the conclusions drawn were the wrong ones.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 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
Moana Beach, Adelaide.

Australia: a nice, friendly, sunny place?

There are many myths about the country that just don't hold up, writes Stephen Langford.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
A rescue boat (L) shines a light on a dinghy carrying refugees and migrants as it approaches the shore near the city of Mytilene on the Greek island of Lesbos, March 20, 2016.

Pt 2/3: A British-Syrian’s experience of a refugee's journey

The refugee crisis has had a profound impact on identity, writes Danny Ryan Youssef in part two of this blog series.

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

Stateless Shona in Kenya

Maina Waruru on a community without rights.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees

Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred, writes Nick Dearden.

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

The fear of ‘not enough to go round’

Global inequality lies at the root of our anxiety over migrants, says Bridget Anderson.

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

Solidarity knocks

While governments are sealing borders and erecting walls, ordinary people are offering support and shelter.

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

The border industry

Ruben Andersson investigates the murky world of border security.

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

Myth 4: Economic migrants are a drain on rich world economies

Migration follows a demand for labour - and benefits the receiving country, writes Dinyar Godrej.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 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
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
The coming war on China December, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
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