Acts of conscience on bended knee

Mark Engler reflects on how one man's protest made waves around the US.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
#BankBlack: Black-owned banking in the US

#BankBlack: Black-owned banking in the US

Black Americans are turning to economic empowerment in response to a spate of highly publicized police killings, writes Tom Lawson

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
Abacca Anjain-Maddison holds a photo of her uncle, John Anjain, the mayor of Rongelap, which was irradiated  by the 1954 Bravo H-bomb.

Bikini was just the beginning, bombs still threaten the islanders

John Pilger visits the Marshall Islands and its bomb survivors, still blighted by US nuclear weapons.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
Preparing for conflict: guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell patrolling in the South China Sea earlier this year.

The coming war on China

A major US military build-up – including nuclear weapons – is under way in Asia and the Pacific with the purpose of confronting China. John Pilger raises the alarm on an under-reported and dangerous provocation.

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NI 498 - The coming war on China - December, 2016
Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in 2016.

Trump victory signals wakeup call

The world woke today shocked that Trump won the US Presidential elections. Now is a time for deep reflection, writes Chris Spannos, who also explains why he can relate to Trump voters.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Rallying round: in September, demonstrators against the Dakota Access oil pipeline marched on the State Capitol in Denver.

Protectors vs pipelines

The native-led resistance at Standing Rock has emphasized environmentalism of a different complexion than is typically associated with ecological activism in the United States, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 497 - Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears - November, 2016
Bosom buddies: Hillary Clinton's cosy relationship with Henry Kissinger is nothing to laugh about.

Kissinger is not our friend

The former US Secretary of State endorsed human rights violations in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Argentina, yet Hillary Clinton calls him 'a friend'.

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

#VetsVsHate – and Trump

The latest view from the U.S., by Mark Engler.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016

What's not for sale in branded America?

Mark Engler bemoans the corporate colonization of public space.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

The ‘Fight for $15’ dreams big – and wins

Mark Engler hails a significant victory for workers in the US.

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

One gas leak too many

Can we end fracking now? asks Mark Engler.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

Reasons to be cheerful

Stories to give us cheer this month.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016

Worldbeaters: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hawkish Hillary is a friend of bankers and warmongers, despite her Democratic credentials.

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

Keystone sting

Trade agreements could threaten Keystone protester victory, writes Colin Roche.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, now running for the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination, stopped by the Googleplex for a 'fireside chat' with Eric Schmidt, July 2014.

If Google and Facebook can flip elections does code now rule the real world?

Internet users used to be worried about government control of the web but the opposite may be true, writes Chris Spannos

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

Revolution beyond the ballot box

Mark Engler argues for acts of determination and sacrifice.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
Right to make a scene: activists protest outside Minneapolis police headquarters after the death of Jamar Clark.

A good moment to make a scene

Urgent cries for racial justice must not go unheard, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016

#ShellNo: the triumph of the Kayaktivists

We do not always win - but sometimes we prevail. Mark Engler celebrates a daring victory.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
Painting a pontiff: a New York City office building prepares to welcome Pope Francis.

A Pope in Washington

Mark Engler hopes that the pontiff will use his US visit to promote a message of social justice.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015
Secret Agent Orange

Secret Agent Orange

Katie McQue on Agent Orange's toxic legacy.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
The coming war on China December, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
Peace in Colombia? Hope and fears November, 2016
World Fiction Special - Exquisite short stories October, 2016
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Love in the time of Ebola June, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
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