Against their will

Lea Surugue and Gisella Ligios report from the Czech Republic where Roma women who were forcibly sterilized are demanding the authorities take responsibility.

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Close up for comfort: two patients at the Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences in New Delhi. Often abandoned by their families, many of the women on the ward stay on even after recovery.

The interveners

Trusted in the communities they serve, India’s women health activists are making a difference in getting help for people stigmatized for mental health problems. Yet, as Sophie Cousins reports, the challenge remains vast.

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'Mindbusters' reads the banner, with Orban pictured in the middle: young Hungarians take a tongue in cheek stand against the propaganda apparatus.

Inside the post-truth laboratory

Viktor Orbán, Hungary’s autocratic hard man, is riding high, with the help of young propaganda-mongers. Lorraine Mallinder investigates a media takeover.

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Julius sits on the porch of his house in Trenton, New Jersey, looking north at Ewing Township where foreclosure rates are drastically lower.

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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War of words

With president Trump, Zhou Xiaochuan, a US official, and Christine Lagarde.

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Workers labouring on a suspension bridge across the Yangtze River in May 2018.

China: a post-neoliberal order?

If the global financial crisis symbolized the decline of the West, it also signalled that the future belongs to China – a superpower that ‘understands’ the developing world better than the US, IMF or World Bank, according to Martin Jacques.

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The next financial crisis

Clueless central banks? A trade war? Southern debt? Leading economists on where the next crisis might come from...

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The carbon bubble

Yohann Koshy looks at the impending catastrophe linking the stock market to climate change.

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When the world almost ended

It’s 10 years since the global financial system almost sent the world into a great depression. Yohann Koshy takes stock of what went wrong and where we are now.

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‘I stopped demanding a reaction a long time ago’

Syrian reporter Zaina Erhaim on training citizen reporters and the importance of documenting the Assad regime’s atrocities. Interview by Anton Mukhamedov.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
A freight train that originated in Duisburg, Germany arrives in Dazhou, China.

One belt, one road

China’s dazzlingly ambitious international investment programme – the Belt and Road Initiative – is well under way, with designs to bring infrastructure to half the planet. Wayne Ellwood on the scale of this juggernaut and its economic and political ramifications.

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Winter wind blows from Bedzin’s coal-fuelled electricity plant, stoking clouds of smog, while a woman visits the city’s municipal cemetery.

Dark clouds

Violeta Santos Moura reports from Poland, where air pollution claims some 45,000 lives annually. The country’s reliance on coal is the main culprit but it’s an issue bound up in national pride and political manipulation.

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Malware for humans

Wars in cyberspace are wars on our minds. JJ Patrick on the murky underworld of big data, social media, espionage and the spread of chaos through disinformation.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018
Facebook’s all-powerful Mark Zuckerberg dodged awkward questions, citing unfamiliarity with the law.

Who elected Facebook?

We’re increasingly relying on social media companies to act like governments and censor dubious content. Jillian York on the failures of this approach – and how to fix it.

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Media - The Facts

Changing habits; Tech takeover; Trust in media; Who owns it?

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The selfish giants

So many voices online. Surely that means more diversity and media democracy? Not really, explains Laura Basu.

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Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies…

Vanessa Baird writes on the strange mutations of ‘fake news’

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Fighting Mr Fake

Trump has a precursor – and maybe even a mentor – when it comes to waging war on media he does not like. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines.

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Blueprint for a better media

There is no one magic remedy – but lots of strategies. Vanessa Baird writes.

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A better media is possible

Trust in tatters. Business model busted. And journalism under attack from all sides. So why does Vanessa Baird think that the news media has a bright future?

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‘One of the most hated words in Pakistan is “liberal”’

Pervez Hoodbhoy is one of South Asia’s leading nuclear physicists and an eminent Pakistani academic and intellectual. He talks to Andy Heintz about growing religious extremism and the troubled legacy of international actors in the region.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018
Philip Miriori stands over the gaping wound that is Panguna Mine – the largest open-cut copper mine when in operation.

This land is my land

Nearly 30 years after eco-rebels sent mining company BCL fleeing from Bougainville for wholesale environmental carnage, it is planning its return to the mineral-rich island. But, as conflicts of interest and intrigues develop, locals are less than pleased. Ian Neubauer reports.

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The people united: Ada Colau arrives at a municipal elections rally. She was voted in as Mayor in 2015.

Reclaiming the city

Progressive city governments in the Barcelona area have showed the world how turning back privatization is achievable at a local level. But there remain obstacles to be overcome, says Luke Stobart.

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The almighty investor

Trying to take back failing privatized public services exposes governments to the risk of being sued for gargantuan amounts by foreign corporations. Lavinia Steinfort reports.

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The next financial crisis July, 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
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A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 2018
A better media is possible June, 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
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
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