New Internationalist


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NGOs - do they help?

There are more NGOs today than ever; some are bigger than ever. Yet, discovers Dinyar Godrej, questions persist about their role.

Filed in: Development NGOs

Tony Blair’s deadly legacy reaps Save The Children award

Felicity Arbuthnot is incredulous that a children’s charity can honour a man so closely linked to infanticide.

Filed in: England Iraq NGOs Palestine Politics

Muslim charities face a perfect storm

Negative press and disproportionate regulation are hampering aid efforts, argues Augustus Della-Porta.

Filed in: Development NGOs

The Western way isn’t always the best way

Development – when forced onto poor countries – is a dangerous concept, argues Amit Singh.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs Poverty Wealth

Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

Filed in: Africa Health NGOs Sierra Leone

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

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