New Internationalist


Pakistan’s floods come in waves

The overflowing Indus River is making people’s lives dangerous, difficult and uncertain, writes Neill Garvie.

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The battle against porn

Apologists for pornography abuse the ‘fight for freedom’, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Scalpel please, nurse… oh, wait!

Rich countries need to use their medical resources to address the global lack of surgical equipment, argues Maziar M Nourian.


Twisting Amnesty’s proposal to decriminalize sex workers

Why are we still confused by the idea that sex workers have human rights? asks Beulah Devaney.


Selling off the Royal Bank of Scotland

Who opposes the privatization of RBS? David Ransom explains why he does.


The United Nations caught between dream and reality

Is the UN designed to be ineffective and maintain the status quo? Amit Singh asks.

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Global protests oppose Vedanta mining company

Protestors used the company’s annual meeting to highlight human and environmental abuses, write Samarendra Das and Miriam Rose.

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Bad housekeeping: the plight of domestic workers

The abuse and violence in this exploitative industry must stop, writes Kevin Redmayne.


India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.


‘Paris Pledge’ pushes for coal-industry retirement

Getting the banking sector out of coal can boost ambition at Paris climate summit, says Catalina von Hildebrand.


Contradictions at heart

Natalie Sharples on migration, international development and Britain’s shame.

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