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KENYA VOTES: Live debate shows potential of country's democracy

The polite deliberation between candidates could be a sign of a calmer country ahead of the March general election, writes Henry Owino.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

Radical bookstore re-opens after arson attack

Tim Gee, one of the clean-up volunteers, is inspired by the team work and ‘anarchy in action’.

Filed in: Activism Culture

My writing guru: They don’t make ‘em like Sadhan anymore

Contact with a former mentor has triggered memories for Mari Marcel Thekaekara, decades on from her journalism training in Kolkata.

Filed in: Education India Media

Haiti’s colonial hangover

The linguistic and religious legacy of the French lives on 200 years after independence, writes Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Language Religion

Jon Snow - 'Twitter is a sensational medium'

The veteran journalist talks to Libby Powell about the dearth of tweeting Tuaregs, reporting war crimes and the scourge of guinea worm.

Filed in: Media

2012 was the end of reason

Conservative Capitalism has won, time to say goodbye to the Age of Enlightenment says Anna Chen.

Filed in: Culture

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

VIDEO: Going Gangnam for Ai Weiwei

Louise Gray on the pop phenomenon that’s brought Anish Kapoor and Amnesty out dancing.

Filed in: Art China Culture Human Rights

Jharkhand – an adivasi extravaganza

The diversity and cultural richness of India’s indigenous groups leaves Mari Marcel Thekaekara stunned after attending a Tribal Cultural Festival.

Filed in: Culture India Indigenous Peoples

Meet Australian climate activist Daniel Spencer

Inspired by music, driven by campaigning, the 22-year-old is fighting for solar thermal energy in Port Augusta.

Filed in: Activism Australia Climate Change Energy Environment Music Youth

Reclaim our bard

BP’s sponsorship of the Royal Shakespeare Company brought Sarah Shoraka in front of a packed London theatre… and she’s not an actor.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Culture Disasters Environment Oil

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