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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

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

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

The wrong kind of solidarity

If you erase power and class, you are left with a cosmopolitan elite lecturing on ‘global society’ to people suffering poverty at home, warns Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Colonialism Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

G8 hunger summit provokes protest and praise

Amy Hall joins the London climax of the IF campaign and finds herself musing the age old question – can you change the system from within?

Filed in: Activism Africa Agriculture Development Development (Aid) Food NGOs Politics Poverty Trade United Kingdom

Radicalising philanthropy at the grassroots

The Edge Fund aims to eliminate the barriers to financial backing faced by marginalized and radical groups. Michael Pooler reports.

Filed in: Activism NGOs Society United Kingdom

Syrian diaspora leads aid effort

Saleyha Ahsan on the grassroots NGOs providing humanitarian care in Syria, despite lack of support from major development agencies.

Filed in: Conflict Development Development (Aid) NGOs Refugees Syria United Kingdom

Haiti: we want homes, not handouts

It’s not surprising Haitians are angry, says Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Development Disasters Haiti NGOs

Hunger and the 0.7% aid debate

Poor people need aid but it needs to be targeted and the structures that perpetuate global inequality must also be tackled, says Natasha Adams.

Filed in: Africa Development (Aid) Food Hunger NGOs Poverty United Kingdom

The flip side to Bill Gates' charity billions

Microsoft’s former CEO has made massive donations to global health programmes but an investigation by Andrew Bowman reveals some unpleasant side-effects.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Ethics NGOs Wealth

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