New Internationalist

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Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

Filed in: Development Education NGOs Poverty

Have the public had enough of manipulative charity marketing?

NGOs are seen as cash-obsessed with advertising campaigns portraying beneficiaries as hapless victims, says Natalie Nezhati.

Filed in: NGOs

Why is Britain using a suspect charity to deliver aid to Syria?

How British money could be helping the Assad regime. Tam Hussein reports.

Filed in: NGOs Syria

British aid and the return of the trickle-down myth

Campaigners’ blind defence of the government’s development strategy is making things worse, says Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Development (Aid) United Kingdom

Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.

Filed in: Burma Development Minorities Religion

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 NGOs

Disasters: no quick fix to recovery

The Philippines must learn from the mistakes made in Haiti, says Linda O’Halloran.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti Philippines

Radical ideas and true solidarity are essential for today's internationalism

Amy Hall sums up a night of discussion and reflection on the marking of New Internationalist’s 40th birthday.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs

International aid agencies must work in partnership with local organizations

Local action is more effective than an uncoordinated international response to disasters, says Alexander Carnwath.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Disasters NGOs

Internationalism is about justice – and the World Cup too

The international development agenda needs to be reclaimed as a struggle for global justice argues Jean Grugel.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Human Rights Migration

NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

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