The dangerous dignity of war

Mark Engler asks why it only takes a bit of a bomb-dropping and sabre-rattling to rally the reporters and bestow a presidential aura on our leaders.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
A portrait of Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) female leader Bese Hozat.

‘Freedom can’t be contained by a wall’

In an explosive interview to New Internationalist, the Kurdish female leader Bese Hozat opens up about peace, the party’s view on the region and the independence referendum in South Kurdistan, and accuses Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the West to have incubated Isis. By Karlos Zurutuza.

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NI 504 - The Equality Effect - July, 2017
Standing to attention – but how attentive to locals’ needs are UN peacekeepers?

How not to build peace

UN peacekeeping is big business, but is it achieving its aims? asks Louisa Waugh.

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

Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Gaza, February 2007.

Universalizing environmental and human rights

As UN special rapporteur on the right to a healthy environment presents his report today, Doug Weir explains why this is especially important in armed conflict.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
UN peacekeepers in disgrace

UN peacekeepers in disgrace

The United Nations has to rebuild public trust, says Tom Lawson.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Making Waves: Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Encouraging people to act out their trauma results not just in empathy but in action. Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn has witnessed the transformation first hand.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
Western journalists rarely mention anything about hope, resilience or, dare I say it, even joy, in Central African Republic.

Letter from Bangui: Writing off Central Africa

Violence is only part of the country’s story, as Ruby Diamonde would like to remind Western journalists.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
The smiles say it all: a Red Cross worker brings news of lost family.

Lost and found

The Red Cross is painstakingly reuniting families torn apart by conflict, reports Libby Powell.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Survivor: Nagasaki bomb victim Sumiteru Taniguchi looks at a photo of himself taken in 1945. His horrific burns have required 17 operations.

Nuclear weapons: a history

From the Manhattan Project and Hiroshima, to the Cold War, North Korea and beyond, nuclear fission has changed everything.

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NI 412 - Dropping the bomb - June, 2008

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Humans vs robots November, 2017
The Equality Effect August, 2017
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Co-operatives July, 2012
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
World food crisis March, 1973
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