New Internationalist

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Britain’s complicity in ‘beyond description’ bombing of Gaza

Andrew Smith explains why one campaigning group is taking legal action against arms sales to Israel.

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Union activity escalates in demand for fair pay

Natasha Turner looks at why public-service workers in Britain have been on the picket lines this week.

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Where can women be at home?

A lament – and call to action – on behalf of women everywhere, from Kenyan writer Wambui Mwangi.

Recipe of the Week: Almond & Citrus Olive Oil Cake (Palestine) Week 1

A wonderfully moist cake, with a thick layer of almonds on top for a luxurious sensation.

Recipe of the Week: Zebra Cake (Azerbaijan) Week 2

Feathering the top of this cake results in a delicate cobweb pattern, which means this would be a great cake to make for Hallowe’en.

Recipe of the Week: Jablecznik (Poland) Week 3

The cloves smell wonderful while this cake is cooking and they also complement the flavor of the apples.

Recipe of the Week: Mango Cake (India) Week 4

Simple recipes and fresh ingredients often give the best results and this (vegan) Indian cake is a case in point.

Recipe of the Week: Pruimencake (Netherlands) Week 5

This is one of those cakes that can also be eaten as a dessert with cream or ice cream.

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Feminism is incompatible with capitalism

Just look at the ongoing struggle for equal pay, says Amit Singh.

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Evo pulls it off, again...

A resounding election win for Bolivia’s indigenous and anti-neoliberalist president. John Crabtree reports.

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Twin concerns in commercial surrogacy

We need better laws to protect both sides in the rent-a-womb industry, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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