New Internationalist

Articles by Hazel Healy

Searching for global solidarity in the age of inequality

Internationalism’s goal to secure basic needs for all remains relevant, but we must move away from being sensationalist, reports Hazel Healy.

  • September 3, 2014
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Facts for feminists

An infographic guide of gains and work-to-do.

  • July 1, 2014
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Is there a feminist spring?

Women’s rights has got its mojo back – and not a minute too soon. Hazel Healy takes stock of the challenges ahead.

  • July 1, 2014
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Migrant rebellion continues in British detention centres

Hunger strikes continue in at least 2 detention centres, as migrants protest imprisonment. Hazel Healy reports.

  • May 9, 2014
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10 reasons to be worried about the trojan treaties

Hazel Healy gives the lowdown on TTIP and TPP, two monster US-led free-trade deals.

  • May 1, 2014
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Another undignified death in detention

The revelation that an 84-year-old migrant due for deportation died while handcuffed is shocking – but it should come as no surprise, says Hazel Healy.

  • January 17, 2014
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Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.

  • January 1, 2014
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Why are we locking up migrants?

Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise. Time to turn the tide back, says Hazel Healy.

  • January 1, 2014
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VIDEO SERIES: What does it mean to be an internationalist today?

At New Internationalist’s 40th birthday symposium we invited an inspirational panel of thinkers to debate global solidarity…

  • November 5, 2013
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John Pilger: Australia's silent apartheid

The investigative journalist and filmmaker tells Hazel Healy about his new film, and explains why Australia is still on an international ‘shame list’.

  • November 1, 2013
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PODCAST: Open-source activism

Hazel Healy speaks on co-operative values and ‘ethical hackers’ in the digital age.

  • October 14, 2013
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How Somalia's coastal communities called time on the pirates

Diaspora uncles and ‘fathers against pirates’ were as decisive as the frigates in ending the piracy scourge. Jamal Osman speaks to Hazel Healy.

  • September 1, 2013
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How the war on piracy became big business

Is a private security boom really the route to safer seas? asks Hazel Healy.

  • September 1, 2013
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Sup with the devil

Mozambican smallholders thought they could do a deal with agribusiness. Hazel Healy reports on how transnational OLAM treated its so-called partners.

  • May 23, 2013
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Facing the forest entrepreneurs

Communities are scrambling to protect their lands from tree plantations multiplying in Mozambique’s northern highlands. Hazel Healy reports.

  • May 1, 2013
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The smallholders’ last stand

A visit to Mozambique dispels any notion that big business is going to ‘feed Africa’. Hazel Healy reports on a land rush in full swing.

  • May 1, 2013
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‘They turned our mountains into cooking pots’

Communities bear witness to damages inflicted by mining giants and target annual meetings in London.

  • April 17, 2013
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Richard Stallman: ‘Apple has tightest digital handcuffs in history’

Hazel Healy speaks to free software’s moral compass about Anonymous, licensing and digital freedoms.

  • December 5, 2012
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Internet showdown: why digital freedom matters - to us all

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy meets the free software hackers protecting your bits from cybersnooping governments and marketers.

  • December 1, 2012
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PODCAST: Hazel Healy and Charlie Harvey on digital freedom

Computers are a growing part of our lives but do they give us more freedom or reduce our civil liberties?

  • November 26, 2012
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Why American Jews are falling out of love with Israel

Outspoken scholar Norman Finkelstein speaks to Hazel Healy about his latest book Knowing Too Much.

  • June 1, 2012
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Rothamsted GM trial: cow genes on toast, anyone?

The battle for hearts and minds is in full swing as the clock ticks down on a mass anti-GM action planned for later this month.

  • May 18, 2012
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Bangladesh: the great climate exodus

Families are slowly melting away from the Bay of Bengal coastline as habitats degrade. Hazel Healy speaks to new arrivals on the edge of destitution in Dhaka.

  • April 25, 2012
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Ready or not: can Bangladesh cope with climate change?

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy travelled there to find out how people are adapting to a warming world.

  • April 1, 2012
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Action listings for April Issue 451

Get busy with it! Groups and campaigns fighting against global warming and supporting the poorest nations to adapt; to accompany Issue 451 of the April New Internationalist Adapt or die: How Bangladesh is facing up to climate change.

  • April 1, 2012
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Video: Banking on hunger

New Internationalist editor Hazel Healy talks to OccupyLSX about food speculation and how the banks are causing millions to go hungry.

  • December 13, 2011
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The food rush

Maize and wheat are hot assets, right up there with gold. But since investors piled into food markets, the poorest can no longer afford to eat. Hazel Healy gets to grips with the commodity speculators.

  • November 1, 2011
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Meet the food speculators

Who is making a profit from food?

  • November 1, 2011
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Why leveraged soya beans are weird and wrong

Hazel Healy considers moves to get food out of financiers’ portfolios, as regulators and governments decide on rules to limit food speculation.

  • October 16, 2011
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Spain’s slow-burning revolution

Gemma Galdon gives a quick introduction to the Spanish movement that sparked a worldwide revolt against the global financial system.

  • October 15, 2011
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Join New Internationalist on Blog Action Day

It’s time to get blogging about food…

  • October 13, 2011
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About Hazel Healy

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Hazel Healy became a co-editor at New Internationalist in 2011. She began her working life as a researcher with Colombian feminists in Medellin, coaxed peas and beans out of the soils of East Manchester with kids, and went on to do advocacy work with refugees from the Congo, Ethiopia and Sudan.

She took up journalism full time in 2007, co-founding online investigative paper Manchester Mule and going on to cover everything from campaigns by Senegalese migrant organizers in Madrid to the trials of Dominican gardeners in New York.

Since joining New Internationalist she has written on food speculation, climate adaptation and digital freedom, and keeps a close eye all things migratory. She also edits the Agenda section of the magazine.

Her work has also been featured in The LA Times, by La Agencia EFE and the Women’s Studies Review.

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