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An Eritrean teenager stuck in Shagarab refugee camp, Sudan. Is EU money keeping him there? Photo: Sally Hayden

Between Sudan and a hard place

Eritrean refugees who try to escape into neighbouring Sudan are caught up in a deadly stand-off between East Africa’s big powers – as European Union (EU) money aimed at keeping them there continues to roll in all the while writes Sally Hayden.

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Better off? Forestry companies took fertile lands  but gave little in return in the way of opportunity. Photo: Pascal Vossen

What the land grabbers did next

In 2013, New Internationalist travelled to Mozambique to meet communities pushing back against expanding forestry plantations. Five years on, Nils Adler finds foreign companies have yet to deliver on promises to local farmers.

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'The goal should be to encourage people to think for themselves'

Noam Chomsky is a renowned linguist, the author of an abundance of books and arguably the most famous dissident intellectual in the United States. He talks to Andy Heintz about US exceptionalism, the best way to approach North Korea and the truth about ‘free trade agreements’.

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A communal bunk for Sudanese refugees who have taken shelter in south Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: Edward Kaprov/ASAblanca via Getty Images

No promised land

As of February, Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers have begun receiving deportation notices from the Israeli government. What awaits them is either a prison sentence or a journey to Libya’s ‘brutal’ camps, as Nishtha Chugh reports.

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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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Outrage at a Melbourne protest, July 2017, after the man who ran down 14-year-old Elijah Doughty was found not guilty of manslaughter. Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Our lives, our lands

Amy McQuire on why life and death are inseparable from land for Aboriginal people in Australia.

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The black working class are often ‘invisible’ in Britain. Photo: ersoy emin / Alamy

Working class in Britain? You must be white

Kam Sandhu questions why the British working class is inevitably conceived of as white, despite ethnic minority communities being at the sharpest end of inequality.

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Rivers of Meeting

In Brazil, young indigenous women are reconnecting with their African roots and finding ways to intervene in the violence that targets their community.

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Police can feel like an occupying force in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. Photo: Valery Sharifulin/ITAR-TASS/Alamy

'A policy of extermination'

Brazil promotes the myth of a harmonious ‘racial democracy’ abroad, but the killings of black people resemble state-sponsored genocide, writes Vanessa Martina Silva.

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Black Girl Magic

Natty Kasambala on the call to action and celebration.

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Not forgotten: flowers for Michael Brown at a memorial outside the Canfield Green apartments, Ferguson, where he was shot dead by a police officer in 2015. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The fight goes on

The struggle against institutionalized oppression in the US goes beyond protest to an inclusive politics of identity. And it’s not short on policy ideas either, says Jamilah King.

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Black Lives - THE FACTS

The impacts of racism can be seen in almost all aspects of everyday life. Black and indigenous people are more likely to be jailed or unemployed – that’s if they make it past childhood.

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J’accuse: protests and riots rage for days after Keith Lamont Scott is shot dead by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 2016. Photo: Sean Rayford / Getty Images

A challenge to power

Black Lives Matter and a new generation of activism has the potential to reawaken the global fight for black liberation, argues Amy Hall.

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HIV epidemic looms

Report from the Ukraine.

Madeline Roache March, 2018 510 Buy
Between Sudan and a hard place

Eritrean refugees who try to escape into neighbouring Sudan are caught up in a deadly stand-off between East Africa’s big powers – as European Union (EU) money aimed at keeping them there continues to roll in all the while writes Sally Hayden.

Sally Hayden March, 2018 510 Buy
What the land grabbers did next

In 2013, New Internationalist travelled to Mozambique to meet communities pushing back against expanding forestry plantations. Five years on, Nils Adler finds foreign companies have yet to deliver on promises to local farmers.

Nils Adler March, 2018 510 Buy
'The goal should be to encourage people to think for themselves'

Noam Chomsky is a renowned linguist, the author of an abundance of books and arguably the most famous dissident intellectual in the United States. He talks to Andy Heintz about US exceptionalism, the best way to approach North Korea and the truth about ‘free trade agreements’.

Andy Heintz March, 2018 510 Buy
No promised land

As of February, Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers have begun receiving deportation notices from the Israeli government. What awaits them is either a prison sentence or a journey to Libya’s ‘brutal’ camps, as Nishtha Chugh reports.

Nishtha Chugh March, 2018 510 Buy
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.

Kristina Wong March, 2018 510 Buy
Our lives, our lands

Amy McQuire on why life and death are inseparable from land for Aboriginal people in Australia.

Amy McQuire March, 2018 510 Buy
Working class in Britain? You must be white

Kam Sandhu questions why the British working class is inevitably conceived of as white, despite ethnic minority communities being at the sharpest end of inequality.

Kam Sandhu March, 2018 510 Buy
Rivers of Meeting

In Brazil, young indigenous women are reconnecting with their African roots and finding ways to intervene in the violence that targets their community.

Amy Hall March, 2018 510 Buy
'A policy of extermination'

Brazil promotes the myth of a harmonious ‘racial democracy’ abroad, but the killings of black people resemble state-sponsored genocide, writes Vanessa Martina Silva.

Vanessa Martina Silva March, 2018 510 Buy
Black Girl Magic

Natty Kasambala on the call to action and celebration.

Natty Kasambala March, 2018 510 Buy
Reclaiming Pride from police brutality and racism

Janaya Khan on building a committed movement.

Janaya Khan March, 2018 510 Buy
The fight goes on

The struggle against institutionalized oppression in the US goes beyond protest to an inclusive politics of identity. And it’s not short on policy ideas either, says Jamilah King.

Jamilah King March, 2018 510 Buy
Black Lives - THE FACTS

The impacts of racism can be seen in almost all aspects of everyday life. Black and indigenous people are more likely to be jailed or unemployed – that’s if they make it past childhood.

New Internationalist Editorial March, 2018 510 Read
A challenge to power

Black Lives Matter and a new generation of activism has the potential to reawaken the global fight for black liberation, argues Amy Hall.

Amy Hall March, 2018 510 Buy