New Internationalist

Essay

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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.

The onion fields

Playwright and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah visits Senegal and discovers the shocking truth about free trade.

Filed in: Senegal and Trade

Smoke

There’s a killer in the kitchen, as Hugh Warwick explains.

Filed in: Health

Green light, red light

Opportunity and menace are the two sides of the human-trafficking coin. But Lily Hyde, writing from Ukraine, smells hypocrisy.

Filed in: Prostitution, Ukraine and Women

The democracy killers

There is little tolerance in Pakistan for alternative ideas, says Aasim Sajjad Akhtar, but squatters can still be a match for generals and financiers.

Asia's eco-guerrillas

Eco-resisters are making a difference from China to Singapore, Thailand to the Philippines. Mike Levin reports.

Night of the gas

The Bhopal disaster is still claiming victims, 18 years on – and, according to Luke David, the Indian Government is still sitting on their compensation.

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