New Internationalist

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Take a day off for St George!

England’s patron saint is also one of the country’s most famous immigrants. Aliena Amicus explains the rationale behind a day of (in)action on 23 April.

Filed in: Activism England Migration

The promise to end child detention in the UK – and how it was broken

Tom Sanderson is frustrated with Barnardo’s refusal to terminate its involvement in ‘state-sponsored cruelty’.

Filed in: Migration Politics United Kingdom Youth

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education Poetry Politics Race

A border-crossing project for peace

In her second report from Afghanistan, Ewa Jasiewicz meets young volunteers on a mission.

Filed in: Activism Afghanistan Peace

Peaceful protesters end up in court

Symon Hill asks for support as he and four others face trial for demonstrating against the arms trade.

Filed in: Activism Arms England

EU must stop its arms trade hypocrisy

Andrew Smith explains why human rights must be placed at the heart of European foreign policy.

Filed in: Arms Europe Libya Politics Trade

East or West? Battle lines clear in struggle for Ukraine's future

Does the country’s future include assistance from Russia, or from the EU? asks Maxine David.

Filed in: Activism Ukraine

Defending people’s milk in India

A vibrant network of small producers and milk co-operatives is threatened by free trade agreements and liberalized investment policies.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations India Trade

Millions in developing countries still denied access to palliative care

Can it be right that access to palliative care is largely determined by where you live? 

Filed in: Ageing Health Poverty

Global inequality is about power, not just wealth

Corporate influence over policy-making damages human rights. Nick Buxton considers the impact of Davos.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Equality Poverty Wealth

Welcome to Afghanistan, drone-strike capital of the world

New arrival Ewa Jasiewicz discovers desperation and hope in a resilient people.

Filed in: Activism Afghanistan Conflict Politics

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