Sometimes the unarmed, but brave, have the greater power. This protester is confronting Louisiana police after the killing by police of yet another African-American youth.

The brave

What makes people brave? Vanessa Baird takes a look at an under-examined quality that can change the world.

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

Action on Colombia

Organizations around the world that support human rights in Colombia.

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

Beating the digital titans

You can take action at a practical and technological level – and a political one.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

Trans-action

A collection of pro trans organizations, websites, support groups, books, movies and more.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Resources and further reading

Resources and further reading

Action, resources and further reading on Syria.

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

Action! What can I do?

The following organizations give advice and informa­tion, and campaign on GM, food safety and sovereignty.

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

Digital democracy: action and contacts

Further information, campaign groups and websites.

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

Action to end the oil age

Fossil free divestment, end oil sponsorship, shut down the tar sands, protect the Arctic and Action Saro-Wiwa.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014

Take it further

Detention is strongly contested in the courts and on the streets, while a network of supporters shows solidarity with visits, friendship. The last few years have seen a growth in migrant-led social movements and political action. In late 2013, refugee protest camps sprang up in public squares in towns across Europe.

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NI 469 - Why are we locking up migrants? - January, 2014

Rise up! Action and resources on debt

Fired up? Here’s were to get more info and tool up to fight the global debt scam.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013

Stop the tar sands trade talks

A protest against opening the EU's doors to Canada's polluting tar sands

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011
Cartoon: Hemant Jain / www.munnaontherun.com

Don't just sit there!

The NI guide to how you can take action for climate justice, whether you’re in Copenhagen, in a major city or online.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009

Action on Counterterrorism

A poem by Hubert Moore + ACTION directory.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009
Arctic - Links and Resources

Arctic - Links and Resources

Organizations, campaign groups, news, books & films on the Arctic.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009

Hanging together

Strategies for social cohesion

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
Action on Maternal Mortality

Action on Maternal Mortality

Organizations currently campaigning on maternal mortality.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009

Don't panic: take action!

You can play your part in the global movement for climate justice by getting involved in local and national campaigns wherever you are. Here are a few tips for taking effective climate action.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009

Abandon the toxic treadmill!

Things you can do to avoid toxic plastics. PLUS the Action / Campaign directory.

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NI 415 - Drowning in plastic - September, 2008

Acting in Concert

Sound advice for action, inspiration and organization.

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NI 414 - We need to think about toilets - August, 2008

ACTION!

To save Yasuní, the oil must stay in the ground.

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NI 413 - Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil - July, 2008

Resist!

Anti-nuke action across the world

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NI 412 - Dropping the bomb - June, 2008

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Why are we locking up migrants? January, 2014
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Up in arms March, 2011
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Terror takeover November, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
Through Afghan eyes November, 2008
Drowning in plastic September, 2008
We need to think about toilets August, 2008
Viva Yasuní! Life vs Big Oil July, 2008
Dropping the bomb June, 2008
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