Arms trade loophole

Arms trade loophole

Shell companies are aggravating some of the world’s worst conflicts, writes Steven Shaw.

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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
CONIFA World cup of unrecognized nations and linguistic minorities. An Abkhazian football fan cheers at the 2016 tournament.

The Alternative World Cup

In June 2018, London is hosting an alternative ‘World Football Cup’ of linguistic minorities and unrecognized nations, organized by CONIFA. Alessio Perrone reports.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Going places – TootArd from the Golan Heights.

Mixed Media: Music

We review TootArd, from the Golan Heights, with their second album Laissez Passer, and Live at Ronnie Scott’s, by Nitin Sawhney.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
Brexit threat to Africa trade

Brexit threat to Africa trade

East-African campaigners are warning Brexit may hit some Global South economies by harming their ability to export to Britain – a key market for some. Nick Dowson 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
Thea Gilmore

And finally... Thea Gilmore

British singer-songwriter Thea Gilmore’s acclaimed new album The Counterweight was written during the turbulent events of 2016. She spoke to Danny Chivers about music, politics and crying on stage.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Balfour declaration – an overdue apology

Balfour declaration – an overdue apology

The Balfour Declaration was a 67-word statement penned by Foreign Secretary Lord Balfour to Lord Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community. Lydia Noon reports

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Affordable London homes?

Affordable London homes?

Report from Britain by Alessio Perrone

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017

Homeless voices from around the world

Civil war, mental illness, poverty, gang violence: housing insecurity has many roots.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017

Challenging deportation in Britain

There have been reports of violence and mistreatment of detainees on board charter flights, and campaigners report inadequate independent monitoring, reports Amy Hall.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Paroxysm: Robin Roy, a fervent Donald Trump supporter, eyeballs her idol. 
This image was clicked during Trump’s presidential campaign, but Roy’s enthusiasm has not wavered now that he holds office.

The will of the people

Hardliners are thriving on popular disenchantment with politics. Dinyar Godrej on the challenge they pose.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017

A pretence of progress

Jeremy Seabrook considers the past, present and future implications of a growing inequality.

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

Building a better media

Hazel Healy on how independent outlets are gaining traction.

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NI 499 - African village - January, 2017
A banner by DPAC gives space to all the people who have died because of sanctions and benefit cuts

Disabled people lead the fight against austerity

The resistance put up against the UK government's cuts by Disabled People Against the Cuts can teach us many lessons, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

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

UK nukes: Why the world is asking Britain to disarm

Britain’s long-term commitment to nuclear disarmament has been wobbly at best, but things might have to change soon, writes Kjølv Egeland.

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

Introducing Theresa May

What to expect from the United Kingdom's new Prime Minister: tough times for the environment, some elitism and clashes with Scotland. By Richard Swift.

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

Cornish resurgence

The UK government has cut funds to Kernewek, the Cornish language, but residents are fighting back. Amy Hall reports.

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NI 496 - World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories - October, 2016
US President George W. Bush (L) and British Prime Minister Tony Blair walk together from their meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, 22 February 2005.

Chilcot report: looking back on why we went to war with Iraq

If Tony Blair and George W. Bush had listened to Iraqis we would be living in a different world, Nikki van der Gaag writes.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
A pedestrian walks past the Polish Social and Cultural Association after graffiti was painted on the side of the building calling on Poles to leave the United Kingdom, in Hammersmith, London, Britain 27 June, 2016.

What now for progressives in a post Brexit world?

Britain’s EU referendum has unleashed a complex set of crises and challenges. Vanessa Baird tries to look ahead.

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NI 493 - Love in the time of Ebola - June, 2016
People cast their ballots during a vote on whether to give every adult citizen a basic guaranteed monthly income of 2,500 Swiss francs ($2,560), in a school in Bern, Switzerland, June 5, 2016.

The Universal Basic Income is an idea the left must embrace

This is an exciting idea whose time has come, writes Paul Donovan.

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

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
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
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
African village January, 2017
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears October, 2016
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
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