New Internationalist

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Justice & Rights

The political situation in Iran may not be as bleak as the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad suggested, argues Imran Shafi.

Filed in: Iran and Islam

The privatization of Patagonia

Fences are marching across the Patagonian wilderness, displacing indigenous peoples and turning pure water into private property. Tomás Bril Mascarenhas reports on another conquest, this time by foreign investors.

Troubled water

India is pressing ahead with the most ambitious dam-building programme ever conceived. Rainer Hoerig sees trouble ahead.

Empire Left & Right

The idea of empire has certainly made a comeback at both ends of the political spectrum. Richard Swift guides us through the troubled water from Hardt & Negri right through to Niall Ferguson – with a bit of graphic help from Polyp.

Filed in: Colonialism and Political Theory

Riding for their lives

The bleak story of tiny children used as camel jockeys in the United Arab Emirates, told in photographs by Daoud Khan.

Filed in: Children and United Arab Emirates

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Hooting at hunger

Filed in: Culture, Food, Ghana and Hunger

Cartoon conflict

The furore over the Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad should teach us some important lessons about the new global culture, according to Sharif Gemie.

Democracy is dead

Paul Kingsnorth asks if democracy can be reinvented.

Filed in: Corporations and Democracy

René, what have you wrought?

The ghost of Descartes appears to John Gough during the trial of British Greenpeace activists.

Filed in: Biotech, England and Environment

The happiness conspiracy

What is happiness? John F Schumaker argues our socio-economic system is designed to spew out citizens eternally in search of satisfaction.

Filed in: Society

Haunted mornings, sleepless nights

Jean Baptiste Kayigama describes how he survived the genocide in Rwanda.

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