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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

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

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