War Machine - The Facts

The arms trade is a powerful and enduring obstacle to peace.

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

Media - The Facts

Changing habits; Tech takeover; Trust in media; Who owns it?

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

Black Lives - THE FACTS

The impacts of racism can be seen in almost all aspects of everyday life. Black and indigenous people are more likely to be jailed or unemployed – that’s if they make it past childhood.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018

Education for all – The facts

A snapshot of progress, setbacks and future prospects

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017

West Papua: the facts

Putting the most important information about West Papua at your fingertips.

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

Is democracy in danger?

Rising distrust of politicians and parliaments, declining voter turnouts – these are now common trends in many established democracies. But is support for democracy itself ebbing away?

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017

New Internationalist – The Facts

We turn the focus inwards to mark our 500th edition.

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

FACTS – Internet giants

This month's fact spread presents details about the internet and the corporate giants who monopolize it.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

Ebola - the facts

Statistics and more on the spread of the virus through West Africa.

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

Facts - Mind the technology gap

Technology can be a big enabler – yet the difference in terms of what’s available to rich and poor is vast.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

Forest facts

Facts and figures about trees and forests, from carbon control to biodiversity.

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

Saudi Arabia – The Facts

The key facts you need to know about the country's people, environment, oil economy, human rights and more.

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

Fossil fuel reserves - the facts

What we have, and what we can afford to burn.

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NI 487 - Paris climate summit - November, 2015

Transgender – the facts

This New Internationalist fact spread looks the number of trans people around the world, the violence and discrimination they face, health, education, work, legal protections and vulnerabilities.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Syrian conflict - the facts

The death toll, political prisoners and timeline of the Syrian civil war.

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

Banks - the facts

The megabanks and the mega-bonuses... facts and figures you should know.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015

Democracy in the digital era - The Facts

The internet, laws and conventions, mass surveillance, media freedom and censorship - facts and figures about democracy in the digital era.

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

Where does it come from? Who buys it? What do they do with it? What do they do with it? And the impacts of it.

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NI 475 - Gold trouble - September, 2014
The Gender Inequality Index is a composite measure that reflects inequality, reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market.

Feminism - The Facts

Facts for feminists - the twists and turns along the road to equality.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014

Languages - THE FACTS

There are between 5,000 and 7,000 languages in use today, but every fortnight one of them goes extinct.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014

Commodities and dependency - The Facts

The facts and figures of commodities and our dependence on them.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Bad Education September, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
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
Paris climate summit November, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
Gold trouble September, 2014
Feminism fights back July, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
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