New Internationalist

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TTIP – now it gets political

John Hilary shows how dangerous TTIP could be - and just how light politicians are taking it.

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Indian schools told to junk the junk food

High-fat, salty and sugary snacks and drinks no longer make the grade, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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The Rojava experiment

Tony McKenna wonders at the democratic struggles in West Kurdistan, all set against a backdrop of war.

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Prison store rip-offs

Brandon Astor Jones on getting a raw deal from money-driven jails.

Plight of the Rohingya

Genocide by any other name

Media attention has focused on the plight of Rohingya refugees, but their background story is repeatedly ignored, says Neda Tehrani.

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When cartooning is a crime

Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar explains why he faces 43 years’ imprisonment simply for doing his job.

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Africa’s hub of corruption

Henry Owino reports on a sorry state of affairs in Kenya.

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Duped into being a drug mule

Iris Gonzales on how Mary Jane Veloso’s dreams of a new job turned into a death sentence.

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‘Stop moaning – or you’ll collapse in defeat’

A journalist friend in Singapore gets Mari Marcel Thekaekara thinking about her own political reactions.

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Dilemma of justice under Indian rule in Kashmir

Uzma Falak reports on a problem of powerlessness and the struggle against it.

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