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Sudan targets Darfuri students

Sudan targets Darfuri students

Amnesty Interantional states that at least 10,000 Darfuri students have been arbitrarily arrested or detained since 2003, writes Maina Waruru.

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Introducing Adama Barrow

The new president of the Gambia promises to revive the economy, to end censorship of the media, and to leave after three years, writes Richard Swift.

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The ugly face of Benetton

The forcible expulsion of the Mapuche from land that now turns a profit for Benetton dates back to colonization, write Leny Olivera and Sian Cowman.

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No cash, little hope for India's poor

No cash, little hope for India's poor

Many are finding it impossible to pay school fees for their malnourished children or to get medicines for ailing family members, writes Dilnaz Boga.

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Under threat: fertile valleys in the Sahara face mining pollution.Photo: Kevin Buckland under a Creative Commons licence

Water protectors promote democracy in Morocco

As excessive extraction makes water a scarce resource, the struggle of Imidir can give a glimpse into a future where the choice must be made between industry and community, writes Kevin Buckland.

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Surrogates in India, such as this woman, carrying a child for a couple in the US, earned around $6,000 for each pregnancy until the government banned it in August 2016.Photo: dpa picture alliance/Alamy Stock Photov

Global babies: who benefits?

Surrogacy has become an international trade that needs tighter regulation, argues Miranda Davies.

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Traditional roles: girls in Mozambique are taught from a young age to be housewives. But some young women are finding the strength to forge their own paths.Photo: Rebecca Cooke

A second chance

Rebecca Cooke meets young women in Mozambique who are defying the odds and resisting child marriage.

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It may be cold outside, but the welcome is warm: Ann and Nick (left) with the Al Khatoufs.Photo: Vicky Assad

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

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Illustration: Volker Straeter

The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.

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Fond hopes that die: Angelo Lafuente’s mother visits his grave. His body, riddled with bullets and covered in torture marks, was found by a filthy river that feeds into the Manila bay. She blames the police for his death.Photo: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Mr Tough

The violence of the Duterte regime in the Philippines and the devotion of his fans, as witnessed by Iris C Gonzales.

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International solidarity: Donald Trump’s inauguration on 20 January saw protests across the world – even in Antarctica. This image comes from a demonstration outside the US embassy in London.Photo: Jeff Gilbert/Alamy

The Establishment is not a viable candidate

The Trump shock shows that the same old same old is no longer an option. Jonathan Matthew Smucker on building the progressive alternative.

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Illustration: Andrew Kokotka

Whose truth is it anyway?

Swallowing the lies – or ‘alternative facts’ – of populist politicians is having profound consequences. NJ Enfield takes a fresh look at a potent old tradition – and suggests a way forward.

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Is democracy in danger?

Rising distrust of politicians and parliaments, declining voter turnouts – these are now common trends in many established democracies. But is support for democracy itself ebbing away?

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Stormy, vibrant, paradoxical times

As the New Internationalist embarks on its great, democratic, community shares experiment, Vanessa Baird explores the contradictions of today’s media landscape.

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Paroxysm: Robin Roy, a fervent Donald Trump supporter, eyeballs her idol. 
This image was clicked during Trump’s presidential campaign, but Roy’s enthusiasm has not wavered now that he holds office.Photo: Brian Snyder/Reuters

The will of the people

Hardliners are thriving on popular disenchantment with politics. Dinyar Godrej on the challenge they pose.

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Sudan targets Darfuri students

Amnesty Interantional states that at least 10,000 Darfuri students have been arbitrarily arrested or detained since 2003, writes Maina Waruru.

Maina Waruru April, 2017 501 Buy
Introducing Adama Barrow

The new president of the Gambia promises to revive the economy, to end censorship of the media, and to leave after three years, writes Richard Swift.

Richard Swift April, 2017 501 Buy
The ugly face of Benetton

The forcible expulsion of the Mapuche from land that now turns a profit for Benetton dates back to colonization, write Leny Olivera and Sian Cowman.

Leny Olivera, Sian Cowman April, 2017 501 Buy
No cash, little hope for India's poor

Many are finding it impossible to pay school fees for their malnourished children or to get medicines for ailing family members, writes Dilnaz Boga.

Dilnaz Boga April, 2017 501 Buy
Water protectors promote democracy in Morocco

As excessive extraction makes water a scarce resource, the struggle of Imidir can give a glimpse into a future where the choice must be made between industry and community, writes Kevin Buckland.

Kevin Buckland April, 2017 501 Buy
Global babies: who benefits?

Surrogacy has become an international trade that needs tighter regulation, argues Miranda Davies.

Miranda Davies April, 2017 501 Buy
A second chance

Rebecca Cooke meets young women in Mozambique who are defying the odds and resisting child marriage.

Rebecca Cooke April, 2017 501 Buy
A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

Sian Griffiths April, 2017 501 Buy
The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.

Richard Swift April, 2017 501 Buy
Mr Tough

The violence of the Duterte regime in the Philippines and the devotion of his fans, as witnessed by Iris C Gonzales.

Iris Cecilia Gonzales April, 2017 501 Buy
The Establishment is not a viable candidate

The Trump shock shows that the same old same old is no longer an option. Jonathan Matthew Smucker on building the progressive alternative.

Jonathan Matthew Smucker April, 2017 501 Buy
Whose truth is it anyway?

Swallowing the lies – or ‘alternative facts’ – of populist politicians is having profound consequences. NJ Enfield takes a fresh look at a potent old tradition – and suggests a way forward.

NJ Enfield April, 2017 501 Buy
Is democracy in danger?

Rising distrust of politicians and parliaments, declining voter turnouts – these are now common trends in many established democracies. But is support for democracy itself ebbing away?

New Internationalist Editorial April, 2017 501 Read
Stormy, vibrant, paradoxical times

As the New Internationalist embarks on its great, democratic, community shares experiment, Vanessa Baird explores the contradictions of today’s media landscape.

Vanessa Baird April, 2017 501 Buy
The will of the people

Hardliners are thriving on popular disenchantment with politics. Dinyar Godrej on the challenge they pose.

Dinyar Godrej April, 2017 501 Buy