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Money-making and morality are seldom bed-fellows

Chris Coltrane explains why investing in bombing children to feed other children is not OK.

Filed in: Arms and NGOs

David Graeber on acting like an anarchist

The anthropologist, author and activist speaks to Jo Lateu about Occupy Wall Street and British masochism.

Filed in: Activism, Politics 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

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Compassion and conscience

Yahia Lababidi reflects on politics, morality and fear through a series of aphorisms.

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School places scramble shows snobbery at its worst

Steve Parry decries an application process more cut-throat than a Dads’ egg-and-spoon race on sports day.

Filed in: Children, Education, England and Sweden

Why success should be measured in chocolate-chip muffins

Chris Coltrane reflects on food banks, GDP and austerity.

Filed in: Economics and Politics

The dirt on Olli Rehn

Introducing the EU’s austerity czar, a Finnish Eurocrat and self-styled archangel of fiscal sobriety.

Filed in: Economics, Europe and Politics

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The top 10 web articles of 2013

Lydia James compiles a list of your favourite New Internationalist blogs and features over the past year…

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Mandela, my hero!

The current ‘beatification’ of Mandela is an attempt to neutralize his political legacy, says Steve Parry.

Filed in: Politics and South Africa

Country Profile: Central African Republic

The UN says it is at risk of descending into complete chaos. Ruby Diamonde provides an overview of a country in crisis.

Filed in: Central African Republic, Economics, Politics and Society

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Country Profile: Bolivia

A flourishing economy, more jobs and less poverty - is Bolivia a Latin American success story?

Filed in: Bolivia, Politics and Society

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