Photo: Michelle Kinney

Spotlight: Maysoon Zayid

US-Palestinian stand-up comedian Maysoon Zayid talks to Subi Shah about acting, politics, race and breaking through as a disabled performer.

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NI 527 - Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic - September, 2020
Illustration: Yeyei Gómez

Who’s the thief?

Tax havens in the Global North enable the systematic looting of the Global South. John Christensen explains how their activities impoverish the world.

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NI 524 - How we make poverty - March, 2020
Illustration: Andy Carter

What if…

A socialist became president of the USA? Richard Swift ponders a pipedream – or a possibility.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Jose Caceres, a migrant who was deported back to Honduras, holds up a picture of his sons. He was separated from his 11-year-old Brayan (right) five months ago as they tried to enter the US. Brayan is now living in a shelter in Maryland.Photo: Jim Wyss/Miami Herald/PA images

Deported by Silicon Valley

Governments are increasingly using surveillance and big data to track immigrants. Gaby del Valle reports from the US, where activists are trying to hold data-mining firm Palantir to account.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Throughout history, migrants have often been treated as a source of disease and 'contagion'. (Left) Immigrant children are examined on arrival at Ellis Island, New York, 1911.Photo: Bettmann/Getty

How fear infected the border

Ruben Andersson traces the roots of a Freudian fixation.

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NI 523 - Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone - January, 2020
Only Planet

Only Planet

Cartoon on Trump by Marc Roberts.

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NI 522 - China in charge - November, 2019
Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia

Hall of infamy: John Bolton

Richard Swift writes of uber-hawk running regime change operations for the United States.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
Free thinking

Free thinking

Report from the United States by Husna Rizvi.

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NI 521 - Who owns the sea? - September, 2019
Illustration: Steve Munday

Investor rex

The beast that won’t lie down and die – the ISDS ‘investor protection’ racket is still with us, in all but name.

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

A rustbelt romance

Enter the ‘new protectionism’ – and Trump’s trade wars.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
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

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic September, 2020
How we make poverty March, 2020
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
Borders - Freedom to move, for everyone January, 2020
China in charge November, 2019
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
Who owns the sea? September, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
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
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