New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

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Fighting for India’s health

An anti-tobacco campaign has had some encouraging results, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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When life comes crashing down

The Nepal earthquake has devastated an already-poor nation. What next? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.  

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Rula Ghani – the voice of a nation

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is delighted that the Afghan First Lady is being listened to.

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Hounded and harassed – but Sharmila Seyyid isn’t giving up

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is full of admiration for the brave Sri Lankan writer.

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Kashmir to acquire ‘Israel-style settlements’

Rather than Pandit ‘ghettos’, what we need is proper integration, argues Uzma Falak.

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As real as it can get

The Everyday Philippines Instagram project reveals life in all its diversity, writes Iris Gonzales.

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Why we should weep for the sparrow

The once-common bird is suffering in modern-day India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara. But efforts to save them are underway.

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‘India’s Daughter’ film reignites public anger

An unrepentant rapist’s words horrify Mari Marcel Thekaekara and her compatriots.

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Let’s salute those who are doing something positive

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is cheered by a confluence of ideas.

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Our land is ours – forever

Iris Gonzales reports on a momentous victory for the Philippine Children’s Medical Centre.

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Party of the poor wins Delhi Assembly elections

Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s faith in Indian voters is restored by the surprising landslide victory.

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