Illustration: Pete Reynolds

Could money be the ultimate decolonizer?

Jason Hickel makes a compelling case for modern monetary theory as a way for countries in the Global South to throw off the shackles of international capital and finally meet their people’s basic needs.

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Image is everything: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the campaign trail prior to the West Bengal elections, March 2021, which his party lost. The huge rallies by all parties were criticized for their irresponsibility during India’s coronavirus crisis.
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The vise tightens

The image-obsessed Indian government is intent on shutting down dissent. Rishika Pardikar examines the ploys in use.

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Protesters against the US trade embargo on Cuba drive past the US Embassy in Havana in a motorcade, 28 March 2021. Photo: ALEXANDRE MENEGHINI/REUTERS

Cuba’s crossroads

Will Miguel Díaz-Canel, the Castros’ hand-picked successor, wield a new broom of change? Wayne Ellwood weighs up the island’s options.

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Digital dinners

Data-firms and e-commerce giants like Amazon are moving into food. Should we be worried? That depends on who is in the driving seat, says Pat Mooney. Interview by Nick Dowson.

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Ocean View’s ‘kos gangsters’ want to overhaul their local food system.Your Stories – Changing our narrative

A word from Ocean View’s farmers

Ocean View’s ‘kos gangsters’ want to overhaul their local food system.

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Left to right: Dee Woods, photographed by Elainea Emmott. Stefanie Swanepoel photographed by Jacqueline van Meygaarden.

‘Food is love’

In London and Cape Town, Dee Woods and Stefanie Swanepoel work to make sure healthy food is not only the preserve of the affluent. They share their vision for how to change our food systems for the better with Amy Hall.

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What is agroecology?

What is agroecology?

A cleaner, greener approach to agriculture.

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Perfect for peanuts. Oumar Ba is working to restore the sandy soils of the Sahel in Ndiob district, Senegal.Photo: Hazel Healy/New Internationalist

‘This land is beautiful to us’

The soil is dying, the water’s running out, and climate change is rendering the future even more uncertain. Hazel Healy speaks to farmers in Senegal who are ready for a different system.

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A wheat crop is sprayed with chemicals in South Africa. Chemical-heavy agriculture has brought despair to farmers in Punjab and Haryana, the epicentres of the Green Revolution in India.Photo: Dewald Kirsten/Shutterstock

No more green revolutions

Foreign seeds and fertilizers will not bring food security. Raj Patel explains why.

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Graphic by Information is Beautiful

Where does all the food go?

How much do we make? Who gets it? What's being over or under consumed? How much do we need?

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10 steps to end world hunger

10 steps to end world hunger

How to create a food system where everyone gets to eat.

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Action & info

Action & info

Campaigns, groups, podcasts, reports, and further reading on food justice.

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 Far out. Fishers haul in their catch some 60 kilometres off the coast of Saint Louis, Senegal. They report travelling further, for longer, to catch ever-dwindling amounts of sardinella.Photo: Alfredo Caliz/Panos Pictures

The disappearing Senegalese sardines

Why is a nutritious superfood being routed away from poor communities to feed salmon, pigs and pets? Hazel Healy investigates.

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Breakfast in Berbera. A young man eats in a tea shop in one of Somaliland’s coastal towns, which is drawing in former pastoralists who are re-training as fishers.Tommy Trenchard/Panos

A taste of hope

With herders under threat from global heating in Somaliland, the government has hatched a plan to move millions to the coast. But can pastoralists adapt to fishing? Alice Rowsome and Yahye Xanas investigate.

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Unbowed: Koza Press editor-in-chief Irina Slavina’s children lead her funeral procession, Nizhny Novgorod, 6 October 2020.Photo: Mikhail Solunin/TASS/Alamy

Not toeing the Kremlin’s line

Despite threats, regional media in Russia is resurgent and inspiring audiences tired of the ‘official version’ broadcast by the nationals. Tina Burrett surveys the changes afoot.

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Action & info

The mounting crisis in Myanmar calls for action on multiple fronts.

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Down with the dictator: photos of the military coup leader general Min Aung Hlaing pasted at the bottom of a flight of stairs in Yangon, for pedestrians to trample on in support of democracy.Photo: Panos Pictures

Fighting the cartel

Myanmar’s generals have amassed billions of dollars through a secretive business empire. Aye Min Thant tracks the growing movements to dismantle it.

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Illustrations: Raven

‘Life is at a turning point’

Inside the resistance - four people on the frontlines of the anti-coup movement tell Preeti Jha why they are not giving up. Illustrations by Raven.

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Esther Ze Naw and Ei Thinzar Maung lead the first large-scale protests against the coup in Yangon, 6 February 2021.Photo: Myat Thu Kyaw/NUR Photo/Getty

A chance to rebuild?

Thin Lei Win believes the Myanmar military’s reign of terror might be leading a long-divided nation onto a more inclusive path.

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Aung San Suu Kyi on the campaign trail in 2015, standing in front of a poster of her father Aung San, independence hero and founder of Myanmar's armed forces.Photo: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters

The cost of inaction

Yanghee Lee talks to Preeti Jha about the lessons that should have been learned from that crisis and what practical steps can be taken now.

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Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
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