Trump and the Left may agree about TPP and NAFTA – but not for the same reason or with a shared vision for the future.

The right way to rewrite NAFTA

What is an internationalist to make of Donald J Trump’s vow to blow up the North American Free Trade Agreement? Mark Engler asks.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017

Boosting the backlash against Trump

Progressives have to try to maximize the liberatory potential of a growing discontent, says Mark Engler.

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NI 502 - West Papua - Freedom in sight? - May, 2017
An activist protests in front of the US-Mexican border fence.

When sanctuary is resistance

In the United States in the 1980s, the simple act of providing refuge became a form of civil disobedience, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017

Obama's legacy falls short on organizing

Technocratic liberals treat movement groups as another ‘special interest’ rather than a central pillar of their ability to govern, says Mark Engler.

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

Trump can be beaten because he is the Establishment

We must respond with a genuine vision for ending the corrupt politics of privilege, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017

Acts of conscience on bended knee

Mark Engler reflects on how one man's protest made waves around the US.

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

Protectors vs pipelines

The native-led resistance at Standing Rock has emphasized environmentalism of a different complexion than is typically associated with ecological activism in the United States, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Bosom buddies: Hillary Clinton's cosy relationship with Henry Kissinger is nothing to laugh about.

Kissinger is not our friend

The former US Secretary of State endorsed human rights violations in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Argentina, yet Hillary Clinton calls him 'a friend'.

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

#VetsVsHate – and Trump

The latest view from the U.S., by Mark Engler.

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

What's not for sale in branded America?

Mark Engler bemoans the corporate colonization of public space.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

The ‘Fight for $15’ dreams big – and wins

Mark Engler hails a significant victory for workers in the US.

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

One gas leak too many

Can we end fracking now? asks Mark Engler.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Seattle, home of the 1999 WTO protests, campaigning for internet freedom in 2015.

Claiming our victories

Don't listen to the cynics - Mark Engler thinks activists should pat themselves on the back.

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

Revolution beyond the ballot box

Mark Engler argues for acts of determination and sacrifice.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Right to make a scene: activists protest outside Minneapolis police headquarters after the death of Jamar Clark.

A good moment to make a scene

Urgent cries for racial justice must not go unheard, writes Mark Engler.

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

#ShellNo: the triumph of the Kayaktivists

We do not always win - but sometimes we prevail. Mark Engler celebrates a daring victory.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
Listen up! Amazon employees in Germany have been demanding recognition of a collective wage agreement.

Act against Amazon!

We need to push back against unacceptable corporate behaviour, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015
Painting a pontiff: a New York City office building prepares to welcome Pope Francis.

A Pope in Washington

Mark Engler hopes that the pontiff will use his US visit to promote a message of social justice.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Racially offensive names and images (as on this Washington Redskins helmet) should be kicked into touch.

Let’s stop ‘playing Indian’

Racially offensive names and images should be kicked into touch.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush – keen to get their feet under the Oval Office table.

Can the world endure another Bush - or Clinton?

Mark Engler is not inspired by family dynasties ruling over the nation.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

Ending corporate rule

Can we find a way to loosen big business's stranglehold on the US? asks Mark Engler.

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

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
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
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
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