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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

Being nice and doing good

Having opinions on social justice may seem like common sense so why does it incite people to shout in your face? wonders Josie Long.

Filed in: Activism, Democracy, Politics and Society

Foreign Beggars

The artists from hip-hop group Foreign Beggars on street-rooted storytelling and why they won’t dumb down their music.

Filed in: Music and Youth

Kyrgyzstan

Nick Megoran revisits one of the poorest of the former Soviet republics and finds that instability, corruption and ethnic tensions remain.

Filed in: Kyrgyzstan

Going to Glastonbury is NOT political activism!

Our superb new columnist, comedian and writer Josie Long, on her political awakening and not having a smock.

Filed in: Social Change

Obama's broken resolutions

Unfulfilled promises may come back to haunt Obama this election year, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Democracy and United States

Letter from Botswana: ET is not an alien

New columnist Lauri Kubuitsile introduces dry and dusty Mahalapye- a town that has stolen her heart.

Filed in: Botswana, Development (Aid) and Migration

And Finally... Juliet Stevenson

Successful actor and would-be human rights lawyer Juliet Stevenson on the disgrace of locking up children, and the importance of good-story-telling.

Filed in: Film, Human Rights and Migration

Letter from Cairo

The future is unknown, but we can learn on the job, says Maria Golia.

Filed in: Egypt and Social Change

Papua New Guinea

A small group of islands with a long history

Filed in: Equality and Papua New Guinea

Best of the Arts 2011

We watched, we read, we listened: New Internationalist’s favourite films, books and music from last year.

Filed in: Art, Fiction, Film and Music

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