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Marching for ‘Free education’

Marching for ‘Free education’

With elections coming up next year, education reform is more important than ever, says Tom King.
Occupy Democracy returns to Parliament Square

Occupy Democracy returns to Parliament Square

Jamie Kelsey Fry looks to the returning Occupy movement as the beginning of the end for corporatocracy.
Violence in the home is not just a family affair

Violence in the home is not just a family affair

In search of societal change, Mari Marcel Thekaekara visits a Rotary Club to talk taboos.
Is the International Criminal Court racist?

Is the International Criminal Court racist?

David Hoile and Angela Mudukuti go head to head.
Britain is all talk and no action on human rights

Britain is all talk and no action on human rights

Andrew Smith deplores the government’s latest attempts to cosy up to Saudi Arabia.
A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

Turkey’s reputation is in tatters, argues Naila Bozo.

Top stories

So much for free speech...

It’s a complicated issue, admits Kate Smurthwaite.

A third intifada in the making?

From tit-for-tat attacks to home evictions, the situation in East Jerusalem bodes ill, warns Noreen Sadik.

Is the International Criminal Court racist?

David Hoile and Angela Mudukuti go head to head.

A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

Accused of aiding IS and still oppressing its Kurdish population… Turkey’s reputation is in tatters, argues Naila Bozo.

Evergreening and how Big Pharma keeps drug prices high

Drug companies keep a tight leash on patenting, depriving tax-payers of millions each year. Deborah Gleeson and Hazel Moir explore the issue.

A place to feel free

A group of young Chechens is battling to save their social club, reports Alice Lagnado.

We are the people, we are the giant

A new documentary on the Arab Spring, We Are The Giant, delves into the lives of three activists from Libya, Bahrain and Syria. Cristiana Moisescu explores its story.

Blogs

Pink dye to save black rhinos

In South Africa, a new conservation project is attempting to put poachers off targeting rhinos for their horns. Gelareh Darabi reports.

Marching for ‘Free education’

With elections coming up next year, education reform is more important than ever, says Tom King.

The JFK assassination, Cuba policy and Operation Mongoose

As the anniversary of the president’s death comes round again, why has the crime of the century remained unsolved? asks Youssef El Gingihy.

Occupy Democracy returns to Parliament Square

Jamie Kelsey Fry looks to the returning Occupy movement as the beginning of the end for corporatocracy.

Violence in the home is not just a family affair

In search of societal change, Mari Marcel Thekaekara visits a Rotary Club to talk taboos.

Clive Offley remembered

Alan Hughes looks back on the life of a memorable and talented colleague at New Internationalist.

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    The World Atlas of Sport

    This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas profiles the world’s major competitive sports, their political uses and abuses, and the profits that flow from their commercial development.

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