New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

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Silence please, Algeria is dying

As its people go to the polls, Kamal Benkoussa fears that his country is on the brink of a political and economic precipice.

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India in the grip of election fever

From the morally bankrupt to the cleanest candidates ever – who will the country choose? Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

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What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.

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Women on wheels raise money for adivasi human rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara talks to the intrepid cyclists who took part in Go MAD.

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14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.

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Sri Lankan farmers resist new seed law

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya on the fight to safeguard biodiversity and the rural economy.

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The stories of a tragedy named Haiyan

Iris Gonzales talks to three journalists who witnessed the devastation caused by one of the Philippines’ worst typhoons.

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Should Mandela have done more?

Moses Magadza considers the legacy of South Africa’s ‘greatest son’.

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Living in the eye of the storm

The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines brings back memories of a similar tragedy two years ago, writes Iris Gonzales.

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Thailand must do more to end human trafficking

Iris Gonzales talks to those affected by a lucrative and terrible trade.

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Zamboanga, a city under siege

While all eyes were on Kenya, another devastating attack was taking place in the Philippines. Iris Gonzales reports.

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