New Internationalist

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Independent Arab cinemas: against all odds

There’s a wealth of diverse Arabic films out there, if you know where to find them. Giedre Steikunaite unearths some gems.

Filed in: Web exclusives

A word with comic Keith Farnan

The Irish comedian tells Jo Lateu that Father Ted is a hero, but that Bono should be banished.

Filed in: Culture

Britain turns back the clock on migrant domestic workers

The government’s decision to end the overseas domestic worker visa has given bad employers opportunity to abuse, argues Paul Donovan.

Filed in: Human Rights, Migration, Politics, United Kingdom and Work

A word with US comedian Lee Camp

The stand-up comic, writer, activist and actor tells Jo Lateu who makes him laugh… and who definitely does not.

Filed in: Culture and Media

Why are we so afraid of chemical weapons?

War is destruction. So why, asks MG Zimeta, does the ‘existential threat’ of an airborne toxic event in Syria and beyond, instil such horror.

Filed in: Arms, Human Rights, Iraq, Military, Nuclear Weapons, Politics, Syria, United States and War and Peace

Caroline Lucas: ‘The People’s Assembly offers hope’

Mischa Wilmers speaks to the Green Party MP about the public response to the anti-austerity coalition and her optimism on what it can achieve.

Filed in: Activism, Democracy, Politics, Trade Unions and United Kingdom

PHOTO STORY: Turkey has lost its fear

What started as an occupation in a park has provoked mass anti-government protest. Oren Ziv has captured striking images of the movement.

Filed in: Activism, Democracy, Politics and Turkey

Trans revolutionary

Activist Lohana Berkins explains how Argentina is pioneering transgender rights.

Filed in: Argentina and Human Rights

Why do some conflicts get more media coverage than others?

Nick Harvey considers the role – and the agenda – of the global media in making the news.

Filed in: Africa, Conflict, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Côte d'Ivoire, Media, Race, Society, Violence and War and Peace

Argentina’s challenge

Stormy times ahead in the world’s eighth largest country. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Activism, Argentina, Co-operatives, Human Rights and Politics

Syrian war spills into Lebanon

Stefan Simanowitz reports from Baalbek and Tripoli on fears that life for locals and refugees will become less secure.

Filed in: Lebanon, Migration, Syria, Violence and War and Peace

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