New Internationalist

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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.

Liberation song

What shall we agree?/That we shall see each other again…’ A passionate poem from our Fire in the Soul anthology now part of a musical performance on oppression and liberation.

The beauty myth... and madness

Notes from the Endangered Species Summit, which challenges the toxic culture that teaches women and girls to hate their own bodies.

Deeper into that dangerous territory

Today the UN officially launches the International Year of Forests. There’s some good news, and some bad news. 

Because we're worth it

Every action has a consequence. But some of them we don’t want to know about.

On the road to self-destruction

On 2,500 dead crocodiles, 50 pesos a day and how not to do things.

Cancún: a relief? Hardly

Reflections on the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16): the bad guys, the money and the carbon footprint.

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Postcard from Cancún: the struggle

Time for a little people power at the climate summit – despite the obstacles.

Postcard from Cancún

On obstacles and personal beliefs.

Totally Rad!

The occupation of Oxford University is an example of the extraordinary rebellion against public spending cuts that’s growing in the UK today.

Last gasp for the tuna

Representatives of the International Convention for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) are meeting in France to decide the fate of our favourite fish. We need to make sure that they act now to stop catastrophic overfishing.

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