New Internationalist

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Surviving the ups and downs of social movements

Can theories of movement cycles equip activists to persevere over the long haul? Mark Engler and Paul Engler try to find out.

Filed in: Social Change

PHOTO ESSAY: Looking for Palestine

David Brunetti poignantly explores life in a country riddled with death.

Filed in: Palestine

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The myth of ethical gold

Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

Filed in: Fair Trade and Mining

From prying plumbers to snooping social workers

The Prevent anti-terrorism programme is alienating the Muslim community, writes Ylenia Gostoli.

Filed in: Terrorism and United Kingdom

‘In Cuba, my books fall apart and vanish’

Top novelist Leonardo Padura talks with Vanessa Baird on why his books disappear in Cuba, and his hopes and fears for the country’s future.

Filed in: Cuba, Culture, Fiction and Politics

The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Nathan looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

Filed in: Cambodia, Economics, Equality and Poverty

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The gold standard is nothing but a shiny distraction

And it offers a false sense of security in an unstable world, says Philip Pilkington.

Filed in: Economics

Enabling Romania, one step at a time

The country’s poor record for dealing with disability must change, says Stephen McGrath.

Filed in: Romania

Corporations at the very heart of power

Owen Jones on élites, cronyism and what we can do to change Britain’s current predicament.

Filed in: Class and United Kingdom

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Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights, Internet, Politics and Thailand

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Students, why not be your own landlord?

A student co-op in Edinburgh is breaking the landlord’s monopoly.

Filed in: Co-operatives and Scotland

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