Josie LongIdil Sukan

Being nice and doing good

Having opinions on social justice may seem like common sense so why does it incite people to shout in your face? wonders Josie Long.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
An Occupy Wall Street demonstrator
is arrested by New York City police.Mike Segar / Reuters

Brute forces: a year of rough injustice

On the International Day Against Police Brutality, Nick Harvey looks back on a busy year for out-of-control officers.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
Why America's 99% have rebelled Photo by David Shankbone under a CC Licence

Why America's 99% have rebelled

The majority has had enough, says Mark Engler.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
VIDEO: ‘The banks have taken over democracy’

VIDEO: ‘The banks have taken over democracy’

New Internationalist editor Vanessa Baird dissects the financial crisis at Occupy London’s Tent City University.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
The Kyoto protocol is in grave danger

The Kyoto protocol is in grave danger

African negotiators told not to ‘waste  time’ calling for developed nations to cut CO2, reports Nnimmo Bassey.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
A protester in West Papua, face painted with the ‘Morning Star’ flag.Photo by Alexander P.

West Papuans mark bitter-sweet ‘independence’ day

It's 50 years since West Papua first won independence, only for Indonesia to cruelly snatch it away. Nick Harvey reports on the tensions in the region.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
We will remove Bashar Murad Sezer / Reuters

We will remove Bashar

Undercover journalist Daniel Wiggins gives an inside view on Syria's protest movements.

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NI 446 - Nature's defenders - October, 2011
Stop the crop: activists dressed as aliens pull up GM crops in Watlington, Britain, 1999.Hugh Warwick

Is it OK for protesters to damage property?

Two activists debate whether property destruction is a valid tactic for bringing about social and political change - plus your chance to join the conversation.

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NI 440 - Up in arms - March, 2011
Hugo Blanco Roxana Olivera

Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

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NI 439 - Who's pushing politicians' buttons? - January, 2011
Marchers pass the Brazilian Congress in the capital Brasilia, May 2005.All photos by Gibby Zobel.

We are millions

The MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra – Brazil’s landless people’s movement) – has been described as the world’s most dynamic social movement. Gibby Zobel joins in its 25th anniversary celebrations and explains why its existence is more important than ever.

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NI 428 - Welcome to Copenhagen! - December, 2009
A month in the life of the Majority World

A month in the life of the Majority World

Recession heads South – and meets resistance.

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NI 421 - Put people first - April, 2009

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Article title From magazine Publication date
Adapt or die April, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
The arms trade December, 2011
The arms trade December, 2011
The arms trade December, 2011
The arms trade December, 2011
Nature's defenders October, 2011
Up in arms March, 2011
Who's pushing politicians' buttons? January, 2011
Welcome to Copenhagen! December, 2009
Put people first April, 2009
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