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The Interview: Anna Scott

Anna Scott speaks to Ghanaian activist Abiba Nibaradun about her motivation to stop the forced marriage of girls.

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NI 547 - Climate capitalism - January, 2024
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The Interview: Sofia Karim

The outspoken artist and architect speaks to Subi Shah about what gets her fired up.

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NI 545 - Decolonize now - September, 2023
Photo: Sherbel Dissi

The Interview: Leila Khaled

Marta Vidal speaks with the Palestinian militant about the role of violence in the struggle for a better world.

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NI 544 - Palestine - July, 2023
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The Interview: Vandana Shiva

The Indian physicist and veteran food sovereignty activist speaks to Amy Hall about a lifetime of keeping smiling while fighting the lies of the ‘poison cartel’.

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NI 543 - Loneliness - May, 2023
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The Interview: Ayakha Melithafa

The 19-year-old climate activist is making her voice heard across South Africa and beyond. She speaks with Uyapo Majahana about climate anxiety, life lessons and getting beyond tokenism.

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NI 542 - A world to win - March, 2023
The Interview: Muhanned Qafesha

The Interview: Muhanned Qafesha

Frances Leach speaks to human rights activist Muhanned Qafesha about the life-and-death battle to defend his people’s land from illegal demolitions and settlements in Hebron, Palestine.

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NI 541 - The cost of living crisis - January, 2023
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The Interview: Mohamad Hafez

The Syrian-American architect and visual artist sits down with Louisa Waugh to discuss the power of nostalgia – and how his lifelong homesickness for Syria shapes his work.

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NI 540 - Land rights - November, 2022
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The Interview: Mauricio Ye’kuana

Graeme Green speaks to the Indigenous activist about the dangerous fight to protect his people’s land from destructive mining in the Brazilian Amazon.

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NI 539 - Railways - September, 2022
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The Interview: Ndongo Samba Sylla

The Senegalese development economist speaks to Hazel Healy about monetary sovereignty, debt – and the perils of Afro-liberalism.

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NI 538 - Rivers of life - July, 2022

The Interview: Antoinette Nikolova

The Bulgarian director of the Balkan Free Media Initiative speaks to Jan Westad.

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NI 536 - Abolition - March, 2022
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The Interview: Isabel Allende

Graeme Green speaks to the Chilean author about her inspiration and the power of fiction as a useful history teacher.

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NI 535 - Romani lives matter - January, 2022
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The Interview: Susan Nakyung Lee

A newly formed citizen’s grouping – Global Assembly – wants a snapshot of humanity to air its views directly to policymakers at this year’s UN climate conference. Amy Hall speaks to one of its organizers, Susan Nakyung Lee, about the limits and potential of democracy.

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NI 534 - The future of work - November, 2021
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The Interview: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Brazil’s former leader is the frontrunner in polls for the 2022 presidential election, well ahead of Jair Bolsonaro.

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NI 533 - Food justice: who gets to eat? - September, 2021
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Sayragul Sauytbay

What is the price of speaking out against China’s oppression of the Uyghur people? Sayragul Sauytbay, an ethnic Kazakh and Chinese national, talks to Alessio Perrone about being forced to teach propaganda in a concentration camp and fleeing to Kazakhstan.

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NI 532 - Courage and terror in Myanmar - July, 2021
Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini (bottom, centre, in white top) with women peace-makers from conflict zones from around the world at ICAN's 2018 Annual Forum in Sri LankaPhoto: ICAN

The Interview: Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini

Indefatigable Iranian gender activist Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini on why she will not give up on her life-long mission to get women peace-makers included at the negotiating table.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
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The Interview: Michael Fakhri

Michael Fakhri, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, has a bold vision for a trade system that reflects how people actually eat.

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NI 530 - Democracy on the edge - March, 2021
Betty Bigombe with the late General Robert Aronda Nyakairima, a Ugandan military commander who led the fight against Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army.Photo: Uganda People's Defense Forces

The Interview: Betty Bigombe

The intrepid Betty Bigombe talks about her immersive way of negotiating peace with the ultra-violent Lord’s Resistance Army. 

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NI 529 - The biodiversity emergency - January, 2021
Photo: Jan-Peter Westad

The Interview: Iyad el-Baghdadi

Palestinian activist Iyad el-Baghdadi, a leading intellectual of the Arab Spring, talks fighting disinformation with Jan-Peter Westad.

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NI 528 - A caring economy - November, 2020
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The Interview: Flavia Mutamutega

Flavia Mutamutega, Rwanda’s sole agony aunt for adolescent girls, tells Veronique Mistiaen about the problems that preoccupy them.

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NI 527 - Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic - September, 2020
The Interview: Sarojini Nadimpally

The Interview: Sarojini Nadimpally

Indian public-health researcher and scientist Sarojini Nadimpally speaks to Amy Hall about the inequalities exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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NI 526 - The Kurds - betrayed again - July, 2020

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Climate capitalism January, 2024
Decolonize now September, 2023
Palestine July, 2023
Loneliness May, 2023
A world to win March, 2023
The cost of living crisis January, 2023
Land rights November, 2022
Railways September, 2022
Rivers of life July, 2022
Abolition March, 2022
Romani lives matter January, 2022
The future of work November, 2021
Food justice: who gets to eat? September, 2021
Courage and terror in Myanmar July, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
The biodiversity emergency January, 2021
A caring economy November, 2020
Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic September, 2020
The Kurds - betrayed again July, 2020
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