New Internationalist

Mark Engler

Mark Engler's regular column for the magazine

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Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race and United States

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics, Media and United States

The problem with Cadillac's electric wheels

Mark Engler explores the ultimate paradox of green consumerism

Filed in: Environment and United States

The great Monsanto food prize fiasco

Yes, Monsanto actually won the ‘World Food Prize’. Mark Engler picks over the scandal that ensued.

Filed in: Agriculture, Corporations and United States

How migrant demographics are reshaping US politics

With 7 out of 10 Latinos voting to re-elect Barack Obama, Republicans are debating whether to alter their hardline immigration stance, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Migration and United States

How not to make every vote count

With the presidential election looming, many Americans are finding their right to vote under assault says Mark Engler.

Filed in: United States

Obama: a better adversary

It may seem counter-intuitive, but this is just one more reason for voting for Barack, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Politics and United States

Will Occupy live to see another birthday?

On the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, #S17, Mark Engler says the 99 per cent could sorely use another round of rebellion.

Wall Street wants your gratitude

Our US columnist Mark Engler is riled by the shamelessness of the financial élite.

Filed in: Finance and United States

Now is not the time to hate the state

Many Americans are in denial about their dependence on social spending, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Equality, United States and Wealth

The unpalatable reality of working for Apple

A fresh wave of reports unveiling exploitation in the iPad empire are forcing Apple to clean up up its act, reports Mark Engler.

Filed in: China, Human Rights, Trade Unions, Wealth and Work

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