UK: safer sex work

UK: safer sex work

Scotland’s prostitution laws.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn addresses an anti-Donald Trump demonstration in London, July 2018.Photo: Niklas Hallen / AFP / Getty

Corbyn vs the nation

The prospect of a British government headed up by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn – a veteran internationalist – should be a source of hope. But how would his government break from the past when the global economy is hardwired to extract profit from the Global South? Barnaby Raine proposes four ideas to help square the circle.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Is this bird an anarcho-communist? If a long-tailed tit’s young die, it will help one of its neighbours raise theirs instead.Photo: David Chapman / Alamy

Britain: Look to the sky

Look to the sky and you can see all sorts of radical lessons, writes Tom Whyman .

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
Illustration: Steve Munday

Brexit and the dark arts

Lobbyists, chlorinated chicken and tricksy business in the fog of Brexit.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019

The interview: Mike Leigh

The British director’s latest film, Peterloo, recounts the 1819 massacre of protesters demanding parliamentary reform in Manchester, UK. He speaks to Sam Thompson about the relationship between cinema, history and politics.

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NI 516 - The dirt on waste - November, 2018
And f**k off they did

And f**k off they did

In May 2018, a group of 15 mostly Peruvian workers decided enough was enough...

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
Civil society protests against fracking in Cheshire, 2016. Is a new wave of resistance coming?Photo: Dave Ellison / Alamy

Fracking haunts sceptred isle

Resistance is rising in the UK as the company behind the controversial energy-extraction process known as fracking gears up for a return to action.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
British aiding repression

British aiding repression

A secretive British government aid-fund has generated renewed controversy after a rights group revealed that it has been used to train people involved in torture and execution.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
Leave those kids alone

Leave those kids alone

Victory for UK school data, writes Alessio Perrone.

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

Will new laws tame the tech giants?

The backlash against social media titans is in full swing. But are moves to bring them to heel, including new privacy laws, appropriate? Mike Morel investigates.

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

The selfish giants

So many voices online. Surely that means more diversity and media democracy? Not really, explains Laura Basu.

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

Sanctuary boroughs

A community group is campaigning to turn the London borough of Haringey into a safer place for migrants. Charlotte England reports.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Waiting in vain: passengers at Clapham Junction, south London. According to a 2017 Legatum Institute poll 76 per cent of British passengers want the railways in public ownership.Photo: Toby Melville/Reuters

The efficiency myth

Heard the tale about the private sector always doing things better? Nick Dowson wonders why it still has believers.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Illustration: Stine Deja

Unhappy 70th birthday NHS?

The British National Health Service is seen across the world as a beacon of medical provision. But, hollowed out by privatization by stealth, it needs a radical prescription to restore it, explains Youssef El-Gingihy.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Fighting for their livelihoods: Puerto Rican teachers come out against the government’s drive to privatize public education.Photo: Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images

The case for public ownership

After decades of denuding privatization policies, the green shoots of a public takeback are finally appearing. Dinyar Godrej on the promise and the threat.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Detention deaths

Detention deaths

A record number of people lost their lives in UK immigration detention centres in 2017, writes Felix Bazalgette.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
The black working class are often ‘invisible’ in Britain.Photo: ersoy emin / Alamy

Working class in Britain? You must be white

Kam Sandhu questions why the British working class is inevitably conceived of as white, despite ethnic minority communities being at the sharpest end of inequality.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018

Mixed Media: Books

This month we review The Growth Delusion, by David Pilling; The White City, by Roma Tearne; The Unmapped Country, by Ann Quin; and Old Demons, New Deities, edited by Tenzin Dickie.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018

Kids at work

What is life really like for millennials? What kind of jobs do they do? What do they make of their precarious futures? We look at the lives of three young people across the world: a Gambian migrant in Italy, a Dalit student in India, and a trans vlogger in the UK.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
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.Photo: Magdalena Chodownik.

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

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
The dirt on waste November, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
The next financial crisis July, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
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
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