The Big Push, the latest book on patriarchy by Cynthia Enloe

The persistence of patriarchy

Renowned US feminist Cynthia Enloe reveals how patriarchy is adapted and sustained by its adherents – knowledge which is essential to challenging it

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Beware the slippery language of 'sustainable branding'

Beware the slippery language of 'sustainable branding'

Corporations that care? Don’t believe the spin, writes Dale Lately.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016

The demoralized mind

John F Schumaker asks how we can treat our sick culture and make ourselves well.

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

Who gives a damn about democracy?

Roberto Savio argues for a revival and re-engagement, before it is too late.

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

The violence of nonviolent protest

Mark Boyle writes on why he opposes 'mindless nonviolence'.

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

A Mars bar from Tommy Chocolate

The dodgy dealings of bankers and financial traders continue to amaze and appal us. But few people realize that they, rather than governments, control the very creation of money, as Peter Stalker explains.

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NI 486 - The transgender revolution - October, 2015

Calling time on the MDGs

No development process succeeds without the participation of those it targets, argues Maggie Black.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
Jeremy Seabrook.

Myths of radicalization

Jeremy Seabrook considers the myths of radicalization.

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NI 478 - NGOs - Do they help? - December, 2014
Still a hero? Demonstrators protesting against this year’s election results hold aloft photos of former president Nasser.

To everything there is a season

How can Egyptians make sure last year’s uprisings have a lasting legacy? Maria Golia looks forward.

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NI 457 - Bad medicine - November, 2012
 Essay: Deindustrializing humanity

Essay: Deindustrializing humanity

Neither humanity nor nature are commodities. It’s time the old ideology was dissolved, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
A shopper at one of Mondragón Co-operative's Eroski supermarkets in Spain picks peppers

Working together

A common vision has joined two major players in the labour and co-op movements. Erbin Crowell considers the implications.

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010
Predators and scavengers

Predators and scavengers

Richard Swift on the nature of the human beast.

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NI 434 - Life beyond growth - July, 2010
Empire of the senses

Empire of the senses

In an Egypt where sexual feelings are kept buttoned up by religiosity, Yahia Lababidi observes an all-pervading sensuality that will not be denied.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
The Government is trying to merge Krugersdorp’s 400 white squatters into the black settlement (population 5,000) of Munsieville. Neither group favours the proposal.

Afrikaners hit bottom

Photo-journalist Dean Saffron documents life in a South African squatter camp.

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NI 429 - Too many of us? The population panic. - January, 2010
Rescuing socialism

Rescuing socialism

A red-green revival is possible, argues Jeremy Seabrook.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
The not so Special Court for Sierra Leone

The not so Special Court for Sierra Leone

The trial of Charles Taylor has left an unhappy judicial legacy, argues Sulakshana Gupta.

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NI 427 - Terror takeover - November, 2009
Toxic planet

Toxic planet

Our profligate use of deadly chemicals is coming back to haunt us, writes Zoe Cormier.

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NI 426 - Islam in power - October, 2009
Why children work

Why children work

Jeremy Seabrook visits Bangladesh to better understand the roots of child labour.

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NI 425 - Where have all the Bees gone? - September, 2009
Obama's Cuba challenge

Obama's Cuba challenge

Previous US policy towards Cuba failed. Leonardo Padura Fuentes considers what needs to happen next.

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NI 424 - Surviving change in the Arctic - July, 2009
A remarkable failure

A remarkable failure

Drug prohibition doesn’t work. Time to legalize instead, argues Rachel Godfrey Wood.

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NI 423 - China in charge - June, 2009
Timor-Leste - Don’t Forget

Timor-Leste - Don’t Forget

Catherine Scott and Jo Barrett call on the international community to honour its obligations.

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NI 422 - Multiculturalism - May, 2009
A Savage Environmentalism

A Savage Environmentalism

Jeremy Seabrook on how bogus environmentalism is threatening some of India’s best friends of the environment.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009
Facing history in Cambodia

Facing history in Cambodia

Why Cambodians need the Khmer Rouge on trial, by Tom Fawthrop.

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NI 420 - Mothers who die - March, 2009
Concrete dreams

Concrete dreams

India's middle class is becoming more antagonistic to the urban poor, says Jeremy Seabrook.

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NI 419 - Climate justice - January, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
The transgender revolution October, 2015
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
NGOs - Do they help? December, 2014
Bad medicine November, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Seed savers September, 2010
Life beyond growth July, 2010
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Too many of us? The population panic. January, 2010
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Terror takeover November, 2009
Islam in power October, 2009
Where have all the Bees gone? September, 2009
Surviving change in the Arctic July, 2009
China in charge June, 2009
Multiculturalism May, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
Mothers who die March, 2009
Climate justice January, 2009
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