New Internationalist

Activism

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The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment Law

‘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

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

Did nonviolence fail in Egypt?

Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.

Filed in: Activism Egypt Non-Violence Politics

Clampdown continues on Nigeria’s LGBT community

But the global voices of dissent are growing louder, reports Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Activism England Gay Rights Nigeria Politics

The climate has already begun to change – and our response must, too

We need a radically different form of politics and economics to deal with our more frequent extreme weather, argues Tim Gee.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Water

14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Women

PHOTO ESSAY: Resistance in the Jordan Valley

Kelly Lynn reports on a recent Palestinian protest village that sparked off a campaign to contest Israeli policies of annexation.

Filed in: Activism Palestine

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

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

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