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Islamic State’s plan, and the West’s trap

Paul Rogers looks at lessons not learnt and the dangers of expanding the war against IS.

Filed in: Conflict, Iraq, Syria and Terrorism

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The lives we left behind

In Greece, Harriet Paintin talks to Pakistani refugees about their dangerous journeys and their families back home.

Filed in: Greece, Migration and Pakistan

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Global Climate March: pictures from around the world

People marching in France, Germany, South Africa and elsewhere on 29 November 2015, part of New Internationalist’s live coverage of the Paris climate talks.

Filed in: Cities, Environment and Sustainability

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A social uprising for energy democracy

Leading Filipino trade unionist Josua Mata tells Danny Chivers about their success in linking labour struggles with climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change, Environment, France, Philippines, Trade Unions and Work


Escaping carbon slavery: the view from Nigeria

The climate negotiations have done worse than nothing to prevent climate change. Nigerian activist Adesuwa Uwagie-Ero suggests paths toward climate justice.

Filed in: Climate Change, Environment, Nigeria and Oil

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Will Aung San Suu Kyi represent all Burma?

Religious and ethnic minorities expect the new government to restore their rights. Charlotte England wonders if such hopes are misplaced.

Filed in: Burma, Democracy, Minorities, Politics and Religion

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Is UNHCR failing to protect unaccompanied refugee children?

A chronic lack of coordination between agencies and volunteers is putting minors at risk in Lesbos, says Natasha Tsangarides.

Filed in: Greece, Human Rights, Migration and Refugees


Nepalese stuck between petrol and politics

Post-earthquake, Nepal is now suffering from massive petroleum shortages. Emily Korstanje provides this photo report.

Filed in: India and Nepal

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The Left should embrace degrowth

Giorgos Kallis explains why we should all be living ‘the degrowth way’.

Filed in: Economics, Political Theory, Politics and Sustainability


Lampedusa – battered by the winds, gasping for air

Antoine Cassar describes the solidarity and suffocation experienced on the Mediterranean island.

Filed in: Italy and Migration


Asylum seekers squat empty buildings while waiting for Netherlands approval

The northwestern European country expects to take more refugees but important questions remain, reports Lyn Drummond.

Filed in: Refugees

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