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Reasons to be cheerful

Reasons to be cheerful

Youth services un-axed; Metal-mines out!; Exhausting ink

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Child brings climate law suit against government

Child brings climate law suit against government

Nine-year-old Ridhima Pandey is fed up with inaction on climate change, writes Amy Hall.

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Nigeria court action over Saro-Wiwa memorial

Nigeria court action over Saro-Wiwa memorial

Campaigners have begun legal proceedings to gain possession of a ‘living memorial’ to Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, Celestine AkpoBari reports.

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Italians obstruct ‘Europe’s Keystone’ pipeline in Puglia

Italians obstruct ‘Europe’s Keystone’ pipeline in Puglia

Protests in southern Italy have delayed plans for construction of a vast natural-gas pipeline into Europe, writes Sarah Shoraka.

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Subvert the City

What would a city without consumerism look like?

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Citizenship win for Makonde people in Kenya

Citizenship win for Makonde people in Kenya

Nguli Mchewa is not exactly sure when he was born, Maina Waruru writes.

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Introducing Carrie Lam

Hong Kong has its first woman leader and her ‘election’ is shrouded in controversy, writes Richard Swift.

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Feminist folk in China

Feminist folk in China

An all-woman band is using music to challenge China’s rum treatment of women migrant workers, writes Lydia Noon.

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US migrants show their power

US migrants show their power

The rules of the game changed in the United States last month on 1 May when people experienced a taste of what life was like on ‘a Day without Immigrants’, Marienna Pope-Weidemann writes.

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Cajamarca celebrates a landslide victory after a popular vote against La Colosa mine.Photo: Felipe Cortes

Colombians put stoppers on mammoth goldmine

The people of Cajamarca have won an important battle against mining giant AngloGold Ashanti, writes Tatiana Garavito.

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The sleepy fishing village of Koh Sralao, situated on a small island in a mangrove-lined estuary, is in the frontline of the resistance against rampant sand-dredging.Photo: Rod Harbinson / RodHarbinson.com

Shifting sands

Sand-dredging is big business, especially in Asia, where demand has sky-rocketed thanks to the booming construction industry. Rod Harbinson reports from Cambodia on an extractive industry that is mired in corruption and scandal, and meets some of those on the frontline of the fight against it.

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Essential drops: a child gets the polio oral vaccine in northern Nigeria’s Borno region. Health workers go from house to house in an attempt to achieve the goal of making the country polio-free.Photo: Ricardo Garcia Vilanova

Nigeria dares to hope

The end of the battle against polio might be in sight, but violence and public mistrust are creating yet more obstacles. Laura Jiménez Varo investigates.

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Crashing on a park bench: when young people feel stressed or threatened the street can seem like the safest option.Photo: Mission Australia

Escape to the street

More and more young people are becoming homeless across the West. Catherine Yeomans reports on how to tackle the issue

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Photo: Iris Gonzales

Homeless voices from around the world

Civil war, mental illness, poverty, gang violence: housing insecurity has many roots.

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Reasons to be cheerful

Youth services un-axed; Metal-mines out!; Exhausting ink

June, 2017 503 Read
Child brings climate law suit against government

Nine-year-old Ridhima Pandey is fed up with inaction on climate change, writes Amy Hall.

Amy Hall June, 2017 503 Read
Nigeria court action over Saro-Wiwa memorial

Campaigners have begun legal proceedings to gain possession of a ‘living memorial’ to Nigerian environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, Celestine AkpoBari reports.

Celestine AkpoBari June, 2017 503 Read
Italians obstruct ‘Europe’s Keystone’ pipeline in Puglia

Protests in southern Italy have delayed plans for construction of a vast natural-gas pipeline into Europe, writes Sarah Shoraka.

Sarah Shoraka June, 2017 503 Read
Subvert the City

What would a city without consumerism look like?

June, 2017 503 Read
Citizenship win for Makonde people in Kenya

Nguli Mchewa is not exactly sure when he was born, Maina Waruru writes.

Maina Waruru June, 2017 503 Read
Introducing Carrie Lam

Hong Kong has its first woman leader and her ‘election’ is shrouded in controversy, writes Richard Swift.

Richard Swift June, 2017 503 Read
Feminist folk in China

An all-woman band is using music to challenge China’s rum treatment of women migrant workers, writes Lydia Noon.

Lydia Noon June, 2017 503 Read
US migrants show their power

The rules of the game changed in the United States last month on 1 May when people experienced a taste of what life was like on ‘a Day without Immigrants’, Marienna Pope-Weidemann writes.

Marienna Pope-Weidemann June, 2017 503 Read
Colombians put stoppers on mammoth goldmine

The people of Cajamarca have won an important battle against mining giant AngloGold Ashanti, writes Tatiana Garavito.

Tatiana Garavito June, 2017 503 Read
Shifting sands

Sand-dredging is big business, especially in Asia, where demand has sky-rocketed thanks to the booming construction industry. Rod Harbinson reports from Cambodia on an extractive industry that is mired in corruption and scandal, and meets some of those on the frontline of the fight against it.

Rod Harbinson June, 2017 503 Read
Nigeria dares to hope

The end of the battle against polio might be in sight, but violence and public mistrust are creating yet more obstacles. Laura Jiménez Varo investigates.

Laura Jiménez Varo,Ricardo Garcia Vilanova June, 2017 503 Read
Raising the roof in the fight against homelessness

A round-up of inspired ideas and practices.

New Internationalist Editorial June, 2017 503 Read
Escape to the street

More and more young people are becoming homeless across the West. Catherine Yeomans reports on how to tackle the issue

Catherine Yeomans June, 2017 503 Read
Homeless voices from around the world

Civil war, mental illness, poverty, gang violence: housing insecurity has many roots.

Iris Cecilia Gonzales, Amy Hall, Nithin Coca, Tamara Pearson June, 2017 503 Read