New Internationalist

The Editors’ Blog

What next after Occupy LSX?

Look out for Occupy 2.0! Vanessa Baird on a movement that won’t lie down and die 

Rare victory for Western Sahara

Chris Brazier reports on the European Parliament’s decision to cancel its fishing deal with Morocco.

VIDEO: ‘The banks have taken over democracy’

New Internationalist editor Vanessa Baird dissects the financial crisis at Occupy London’s Tent City University.

Why leveraged soya beans are weird and wrong

Hazel Healy considers moves to get food out of financiers’ portfolios, as regulators and governments decide on rules to limit food speculation.

Don't force teachers to work until they drop

Take subsidized pensions away from private school staff so well-deserving state-sector teachers can knock off early, says New Internationalist’s Chris Brazier.

Peru's narrow escape from more Fujimori

Vanessa Baird reports from Peru, which has just elected a left-leaning President.

Amazon knock back is sign of strength!

New Internationalist’s co-editor Vanessa Baird is reassured by the Asháninka community’s refusal to talk to journalists in Peru, where she is investigating indigenous resistance to mega-projects.

Video: the rise of the far right

Our June 2011 issue explores the rise of the Far Right in Europe, and the way its parties have entered the mainstream. This video shows the full extent of this phenomenon, covering countries from Austria to Switzerland.

Take my word for it

Mainstream Western media often distorts reality when it comes to reporting the Israel-Palestine conflict.

BP: is the party over?

20 April is the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest environmental catastrophe in the US. It’s far from over, and the oil giant continues gambling with our planet.

Mindset: justice

Giedre Steikunaite reflects on 6 Billion Ways – a day of discussions, music, workshops and inspiration for action on local and global justice issues.

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