The urban areas surrounding Paris are often considered a symptom – or cause – of the failure of France’s social policies. Cole Stangler speaks to residents of the banlieues, and finds exploitation and division – but a spirit of resistance too.
In Los Angeles, a group of activists are standing up against police surveillance of their neighbourhoods. Bethany Rielly speaks to Hamid Khan and Matyos Kidane of the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition about what it means to take on one of the US’s most powerful forces.
Israel is at the forefront of the booming spyware industry that threatens human rights, press freedom and democracy worldwide. Antony Loewenstein examines spyware’s role in Israel’s occupation of Palestine, and why governments are failing to reign in its insidious spread.
Since seizing power in 2021, Myanmar’s military junta has expanded its use of surveillance to hunt down and jail its critics. Preeti Jha reports on the methods it employs and how anti-coup activists are adapting to the shrinking space for dissent.
From the archive: New Internationalist’s first ever issue, in March 1973, arrived amid escalating tensions in southern Africa, with Ian Smith’s white-ruled Rhodesia imposing a blockade on neighbouring Zambia.
At least 500 people have drowned in the Mediterranean in a single incident, just the latest in increasingly normalized disasters. Yet in the Western political milieu, it made barely a ripple. Nanjala Nyabola asks why migration policies have become so deadly, and what it will take to change them.
Decolonizing Africa’s media means interrogating its form as well as its content. Patrick Gathara examines an initiative which tells narrative stories through live performance in Kenya, and asks what lessons it holds for the continent at large.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|Paris isn’t dead yet||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Climate coups||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|‘Leave us alone’||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|A holiday in Kashmir||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Life sentence||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Towards a post-capitalist internet||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Protest spy tech||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Overwatched and underserved||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Under Amazon’s eyes||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Spy games||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|360° repression||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Action & info||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|Spies, damned spies||Spying on dissent||November, 2023|
|‘We believe that humanism is more embracing than socialism’||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|Tragedy - or murder?||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|Justice delayed is justice denied||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|How Modi hijacked the call to decolonize||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|‘Our culture is word of mouth’||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|Get up, pay up||Decolonize now||September, 2023|
|The fight for reparations||Decolonize now||September, 2023|