New Internationalist

Globalization

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America’s deadliest export

Oliver Williams decries the rise in obesity in poorer countries increasingly linked to US junk-food consumption.

Filed in: Globalization Health

Brazil is on the edge of an 'internationalism revolution'

As the country continues to rise as a global power, encouraging younger generations to embrace an internationalist perspective is crucial, says Adriana De Queiroz.

Filed in: Brazil Democracy Globalization Politics

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

Seafarers in the firing line

Shipwrecks and piracy are just two in a long list of problems facing sailors in a cut-throat shipping industry, reports Olivia Swift.

Filed in: Globalization Trade Transport

How the war on piracy became big business

Is a private security boom really the route to safer seas? asks Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Globalization Somalia Trade

Debt – a global scam

The actions of creditors are key to debt crises, argues Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Debt Economics Finance Globalization Politics Society

PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

The super rich are gaining from the economic crisis while the poor get the blame – what can be done to stop them?

Filed in: Class Equality Finance Globalization Politics Poverty Society Wealth

Who profits from the 7 billion population frenzy?

Vanessa Baird on why, when it comes to human numbers, nothing sells like fear.

Filed in: Globalization Hunger Population

Reclaiming power: the Climate Camp spirit lives on in the Occupy movement

The climate justice movement, like the current #Occupy protests, placed the need for real democracy at its heart, says Tim Gee.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Globalization Politics

98 of the FTSE 100 addicted to tax havens

Chris Jordan of ActionAid UK presents an interactive map showing the true extent of tax haven use by the UK’s largest companies.

Filed in: Corporations Globalization

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