New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

Supermarkets battle for India's soul

India is allowing direct foreign investment, and the supermarkets are sharpening their knives, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Cuba makes cancer breakthrough

A new vaccine could give hope to millions – if Big Pharma doesn’t get its hands on it first, says Iris Gonzales.

Living in a tent: homeless and friendless in Israel

Considered one of Israel’s few ‘mixed’ cities, Jaffa’s Arab population is facing eviction, police brutality and an unsettled future. Noreen Sadik reports.

Who profits from the 7 billion population frenzy?

Vanessa Baird on why, when it comes to human numbers, nothing sells like fear.

Why aren’t we protecting our children?

A report from the Philippines revealing the latest child abuse figures makes devastating reading, discovers Iris Gonzales.

Let's make the economy work for the people

With the wealth gap widening, Mari Marcel Thekaekara on a plan to link ethical investors with producers and consumers all over the world.

The girl effect: giving young women a chance

A new blogging campaign wants to promote girls’ potential. Iris Gonzales, who has seen first hand how poverty and lack of access to education can stymie their chances, is all for this new initiative.

Shell’s environmental guilt confirmed

Two new reports underline what activists have been saying for years: oil companies are complicit in human rights abuses and environmental devastation in the Niger Delta.

A woman's life inside

Iris Gonzales meets women at a Filipino prison and can’t help thinking they should not be locked up.

419 reasons to like Nigeria

In the wake of a new campaign to promote Nigeria, Sokari Ekine argues this is no time for backslapping.

Why let a genocide get in the way of naked ambition?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara, on how Narender Modi could be a prime ministerial contender for the 2014 elections in India.

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