New Internationalist

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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

PODCAST: The David and Goliath story of tax collection

In October’s Taxcast, Naomi Fowler finds out that Swiss villagers are sending profits from a mining company to humanitarian projects…

Filed in: Corporations Economics Finance Wealth

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

Why the problem of Bangladesh isn't solved yet

The people who make our clothes are economic prisoners, says Anna McMullen of Labour Behind the Label.

Filed in: Bangladesh Economics Poverty Work

We are all internationalists now

Simon Reid-Henry makes the case for why we need to think outside the borders of the nation state, today more than ever.

Filed in: Equality Politics

Stop the foreclosures: Main Street takes on Wall Street

Samir Jeraj talks to a Californian mayor who is helping her constituents stay in their homes.

Filed in: Cities Economics Housing United States

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

Stuck in the middle

Kim Bryan reports on migrants trapped in limbo in the Spanish fortress of Ceuta.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration Politics Poverty Refugees

Righting the wrongs of life on the street

We need to serve the needs of marginalized children and invest in their future, says Ellis Tsang.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Poverty

Britain's bedroom tax shame

Patrick Thompson says that the coalition government is denying vulnerable groups a basic human right.

Filed in: Disability Housing Human Rights Politics Poverty

Occupy, two years on

Jamie Kelsey-Fry reflects on the movement that has united people around the world.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Politics

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