New Internationalist

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Emotion overwhelms reason in Ukraine

Victor Sonkin explains how the background to the current crisis makes its resolution so difficult.

Filed in: Politics Russia Ukraine

SOAS cleaners strike for equal rights

Steve Rushton interviews workers fighting for better working conditions in a university that teaches global justice.

Filed in: Activism Work

What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.

Filed in: India Politics Religion

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

The measure of a man: my tribute to Tony Benn

Alan Hughes has fond memories of meeting a politician devoted to helping others.

Filed in: England Politics

'My city doesn’t need water cannons, it needs a police force we can trust'

The British government plans to implement new crowd control weapons but it would do better to listen to the people who take to the streets, says Matthew Butcher.

Filed in: Activism United Kingdom

The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment Law

The 5% own more and more; the 95% owe more and more

Colin Cook relates a modern-day parable to explain the failures of our economic system.

Filed in: Economics Finance IMF

‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism Disability Media

Hooked on commodities

Natural resource wealth isn’t always a blessing. As Wayne Ellwood discovers, sometimes it can be just the opposite.

Filed in: Environment Politics Trade

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

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