New Internationalist

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A heart-warming response to the refugee crisis

Mari Marcel Thekaekara finds a ray of sunshine in an email from a friend.

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Why should we be grateful for the Pope’s small mercy?

Kate Smurthwaite is underwhelmed by the one-off opportunity for women to be forgiven their abortions. 

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A fickle peace in South Sudan

Moses Wasamu on why the new peace agreement is an unsustainable deal.

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The Left takes a back seat in Sri Lanka

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on a disappointing outcome for leftwing parties in the recent elections.

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The forgotten victims of domestic violence

Beulah Devaney looks at a system that’s failing to protect.

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Where climate change and the church come together

Faith, justice and the arts collide at the annual Greenbelt festival, as Joe Ware discovers.

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Requiem for the refugee

An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.

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Sun, sea and tax

In this podcast, the Tax Justice Network  look at tax dodgers from Mexico to Brazil.


Chaos computer camp challenges power and the zombie apocalypse

Ásta Guðrún Helgadóttir reports from a hackers’ gathering where things are broken to be fixed and made better.

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Colombia’s peace needs more than a truce

Leonardo Goi argues that an end to the 30-year-old conflict requires a new State.


Women’s time will come

During a week of bad news, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks to women who inspire her.

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