New Internationalist

Development

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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

As the cuts bite, why bother with the global South?

Jonathan Glennie opens our Internationalists series, calling on rich nations to reject nagging stinginess and embrace radical redistribution across borders.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Equality Politics Poverty

Flushed down the toilet: why aid projects don’t always deliver

Sanitation saves lives, but too many projects are unsuccessful at fulfilling their goals, says Rebecca Dracup.

Filed in: Australia Development Kenya

VIDEO: the power of participation

Chris Lunch believes we are only just scratching the surface of video technology’s potential.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Society Technology

What will happen when the MDGs expire?

Dan Smith gets to grips with the UN High Level Panel’s report on international development post-2015, and argues that it needs to go deeper.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Peace Poverty UN

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

Haiti’s poor majority pushed to the margins

While commercial interests look to ‘seize opportunity’ in the country, Sokari Ekine has seen an increase in the level of poverty.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Haiti Poverty

Interactive timeline: 40 years of New Internationalist

Four decades of independent journalism and the social and environmental movements which inspired it.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Economics Equality Media Poverty Women

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

A measure of progress

The founding editor of the New Internationalist, Peter Adamson, looks at how the world has changed since the magazine started – and argues for a new push against inequality.

Filed in: Development (Aid)

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