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Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
The US is pushing the Afghan government to sign an agreement that would allow US troops to arrest, detain and extradite any Afghan deemed to threaten its security interests.The US Army

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014

Dead bastards

Heaven help military personnel who blow the whistle. Alexa O’Brien is tracking the case of Chelsea Manning.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014
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Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

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NI 470 - Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth - March, 2014
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Even if you have nothing to hide

Indifference to the US's spying tactics is dangerous, says Mark Engler.

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NI 467 - Time to rethink disability - November, 2013
Obama’s ‘free trade’ voyages are another big mistake labornotes

Obama’s ‘free trade’ voyages are another big mistake

New agreements that enhance corporate power are bad news, writes Mark Engler.

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NI 464 - Debt - a global scam - July, 2013
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Provoking an American climate crisis

The US government deserves to have a political crisis brought to its door, argues Mark Engler.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Algerian gas plant terror: the real story

Algerian gas plant terror: the real story

Used to justify Western military in North Africa, we have not been told the truth about the Tiguentourine attack reveals Jeremy Keenan.

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NI 461 - Demolition job - April, 2013
How not to make every vote count

How not to make every vote count

With the presidential election looming, many Americans are finding their right to vote under assault says Mark Engler.

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NI 457 - Bad medicine - November, 2012
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Obama: a better adversary

It may seem counter-intuitive, but this is just one more reason for voting for Barack, says Mark Engler.

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NI 455 - Illegal drugs - September, 2012

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Feminism fights back July, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
Organ trafficking May, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
Debt - a global scam July, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Demolition job April, 2013
Bad medicine November, 2012
Illegal drugs September, 2012
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