Seriously?

Seriously?

On the spectacle of John McCain’s funeral.

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NI 516 - The dirt on waste - November, 2018
View from America

View from America

Mark Engler shows how Trump's migration policies are linked to the violent legacy of US foreign policy.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018
Photo: Michael Matthews / Alamy Stock Photo

How to make housing a human right

In cities such as New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, working people have been all but priced out, pushed into ever more distant fringes and suburbs. Mark Engler explores solutions.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
Julius sits on the porch of his house in Trenton, New Jersey, looking north at Ewing Township where foreclosure rates are drastically lower.Photo: Jack Crosbie

Home sweet home

Ten years ago the world focused on the US foreclosure crisis as thousands lost their homes in dodgy mortgage deals. Today, the crisis is still a reality for many. Jack Crosbie reports.

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NI 514 - The next financial crisis - July, 2018
Photo: Crhis Kleponig-Pool/Getty

In praise of White House dysfunction

The people Trump has entrusted with significant responsibilities are so vile and dangerous that we should be grateful he has neglected to find many more, Mark Engler writes.

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

Racist knockout

The boxer has become the butt of social media jokes, Alessio Perrone writes.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
Photo: Kevin Mazur / Getty Images

Shutting down guns and greed

Mark Engler considers popular resistance to mass shootings and increasing healthcare costs in the US.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Frida revisionism

Frida revisionism

Report from The Americas by Alessio Perrone.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018

And finally... Nahko

US singer-songwriter Nahko shares his experience of psychedelics, human trafficking and turning pain into positivity, with Graeme Green.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Donald Trump greets workers on a tour of Carrier Corporation in Indianapolis, Indiana on 1 December 2016. Photo: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

When ‘America First’ is a corporate scam

A year ago, Trump announced he had reached a deal with manufacturer Carrier to keep jobs from moving to Mexico – with $7 million in incentives. Yet hundreds of workers were still laid off, the last of them this January. Trump’s policy should be called ‘Corporate America First’, argues Mark Engler.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Photo: Adam Patterson

'The goal should be to encourage people to think for themselves'

Noam Chomsky is a renowned linguist, the author of an abundance of books and arguably the most famous dissident intellectual in the United States. He talks to Andy Heintz about US exceptionalism, the best way to approach North Korea and the truth about ‘free trade agreements’.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Sean Spicer, Donald Trump’s first Press Secretary.Photo: Donkey Hotey

The rebranding of a rotter

Sean Spicer, Trump’s first Press Secretary, lied from the very beginning of the new presidency. We shouldn’t let him whitewash himself with showbiz, writes Steve Parry

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Illicit crops are still the only option for farmers like Arnulfo Perdomo.Photo: Shahidul Alam/DRIK

War on coca farmers continues

Inside the deeply-rooted economy of cocaine production and trafficking in Colombia, and how it might undermine Colombia’s peace. Bram Ebus reports.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Dolores Huerta, mobilizing farm workers in 1960s US.

Mixed Media: Film

Dolores directed by Peter Bratt; Félicité directed and co-written by Alain Gomis.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

The dangerous dignity of war

Mark Engler asks why it only takes a bit of a bomb-dropping and sabre-rattling to rally the reporters and bestow a presidential aura on our leaders.

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NI 507 - Humans vs robots - November, 2017
A vigil is held in front of a statue of Confederate general Albert Pike in Washington, DC on 13 August 2017.Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Down with America’s racist monuments

Taking down monuments to people who fought to defend slavery should not be controversial at all. Yet in the US today, it is, writes Mark Engler

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Oregon trumps the Fed

Oregon trumps the Fed

The state of Oregon has expanded access to abortion, birth control and post-natal medical care for women, writes Amy Hall

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Education by e-book? A teacher and her class at low-cost private school  Bridge in Mpigi, Uganda.Photo: Jon Rosenthal/Alamy

Between a shark and the deep sea

Can a US chain of profit-making schools really help the poor? Patience Akumu reports on the impact of Bridge academies in Uganda.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Trump and the Left may agree about TPP and NAFTA – but not for the same reason or with a shared vision for the future.Photo: Scott Audette/Reuters

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
US migrants show their power

US migrants show their power

The rules of the game changed in the United States last month on 1 May when people experienced a taste of what life was like on ‘a Day without Immigrants’, Marienna Pope-Weidemann writes.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Photo: Iris Gonzales

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
Photo: MediaPunch Inc/Alamy Stock Photo

Worldbeaters: Steve Bannon

Donald Trump's right-hand man is at the centre of global power. And he's dangerous.

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

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Article title From magazine Publication date
The dirt on waste November, 2018
Making peace in a world at war September, 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
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 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
Humans vs robots November, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
Homelessness June, 2017
West Papua - Freedom in sight? May, 2017
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