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Spotlight: Peggy Seeger

Folk music royalty Peggy Seeger speaks to Louise Gray about her life, her music, and her political activism.

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NI 533 - Food justice: who gets to eat? - September, 2021
Illustration: Emma Peer

Agony Uncle: A climate activist's conviction vs their future

Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter stage: Agony Uncle.

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
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Shadow courts

Juliet Ferguson investigates the Energy Charter Treaty, an international agreement which could be very bad news for energy policy across the Global South.

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
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Spotlight: Saif Osmani

Artist Saif Osmani talks to Subi Shah about urban culture, gentrification and Brexit.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
Colour-co-ordinated laundry hanging out to dry in the background, children play in the parking lot of Cissie Gool House, an unused government hospital in the Woodstock neighbourhood, occupied by 700 evictees from the area since 2017.Image: Lerato Maduna

Fighting dispossession

Cape Town’s citizens’ groups are not taking housing injustice lying down, according to Ben Verghese and Ilham Rawoot.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021

How much does politics matter in a good partnership?

Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter stage: Agony Uncle.

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NI 528 - A caring economy - November, 2020
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The Interview: Lazinho and Lucas di Fiori

Lazinho and Lucas di Fiori of Brazil’s famous Banda Olodum talk to Alessio Perrone about 40 years of drumming up change.

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NI 525 - The fight for clean air - May, 2020
The debate: Celebrity activism

The debate: Celebrity activism

Does celebrity activism do more harm than good? Andrés Jiménez and Paul Cullen politely disagree on this tricky issue.

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NI 525 - The fight for clean air - May, 2020

The Debate: Is pacifism appropriate for today’s world?

Thou shalt not kill. It seems simple enough. But can pacifism work as a strategy against violence and injustice? Tim Gee and Rahila Gupta go head to head. Illustrations by Kate Copeland.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
White saviours

White saviours

Norwegian activists are challenging ‘white-saviour’ attitudes that over-simplify poverty writes Tom Lawson.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
Sand dredgers now banned from the Peam Krosaob forests, Koh Kong province.Photo: Mother Nature

Sand dredgers defeated

In Koh Kong province, Cambodia a band of Mother Nature activists have scored a victory in the battle against environmentally destructive sand dredging writes Fran Lambrick.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
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Six ways to be a better ally

Are you a non-black person unsure of how to support black struggles? Kristina Wong has some ideas for you.

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NI 510 - Black Lives Matter - March, 2018
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Making Waves: Gina Lopez

The Philippines’ maverick environmentalist fighting the powerful mining industry, speaks with Veronique Mistiaen.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
University students from the Free Papua Organization and the Papua Student Alliance resist police using water cannons during a protest in Jakarta, 1 December 2016. Photo: Bay Ismoyo / AFP / Getty

‘Every signature was an act of courage’

How did West Papuan campaigners build a game-changing 1.8 million-strong petition in the teeth of government repression? Key organizers tell Danny Chivers how it was done and what’s at stake.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
An example of the proposed solar plant for Port Augusta.Photo: SolarReserve

...Port Augusta gives coal the boot

Port Augusta had long been South Australia’s coal-fired powerhouse. But a five-year-long community campaign has delivered solar success and an end to the smokestacks, reports Dan Spencer.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017
Catalan revolutionaries get ready for action to defend their revolution from Franco back in 1936. Barcelona at the time was famously described by George Orwell as ‘a town where the working class was in the saddle’.Photo: CNT

Homage to Catalonia

Recent events have thrust Catalonia into the global spotlight. Kevin Buckland tells the background story we don’t get to hear – about co-operatives, ‘fearless cities’ and the real challenges to authoritarian capitalism.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
A caring economy November, 2020
The fight for clean air May, 2020
The fight for clean air May, 2020
The right to the city July, 2019
The dirt on waste November, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
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