New Internationalist

Activism

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The cuts can kill and we must not stay silent

Beth Tichborne has been shocked at the reaction, by the courts and police, to her protest that Prime Minister, David Cameron, ‘has blood on his hands.’

Filed in: Activism Disability Politics United Kingdom

Radicalising philanthropy at the grassroots

The Edge Fund aims to eliminate the barriers to financial backing faced by marginalized and radical groups. Michael Pooler reports.

Filed in: Activism NGOs Society United Kingdom

Craftivist: ‘I’m a piece’ of fighting for justice

Rin Simpson says the success of the #imapiece hunger campaign rekindled her drive for activism.

Filed in: Activism Art Hunger United Kingdom

Past tents, future perfect?

A year after the eviction of the tented Occupy protest at St Paul’s, Tim Gee asks what might be next.  

Filed in: Activism Equality

Angela Davis: making waves since 1961

Once on the FBI’s ‘most wanted’ list, the civil rights activist has no intention of slowing down. She talks to Frank Barat about her inspiration.

Filed in: Activism Race United States Women

Palestinian hunger striker ‘hanging between life and death’

More than 200 days into his protest against the Israeli occupation, Samer Issawi is not giving up. Noreen Sadik reports.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

Lewisham Hospital and the destruction of the NHS

Jessica Ormerod says those fighting to save Britain’s Health Service won’t go down without a big, public fight.

Filed in: Activism England Health United Kingdom

One Billion Rose on February 14 2013

As part of the global movement to raise awareness of violence against women, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports on a colourful scene in Gujarat.

Filed in: Activism India Music Women

Craftivists stitch against hunger

Katie Harris meets the creative campaigners getting their needles out to challenge the British government on global injustice.

Filed in: Activism Art Hunger United Kingdom

Barclays ends food speculation

Campaigners have welcomed the move to pull out of speculative deals with hedge funds which made the company up to £278 million in 2012.

Filed in: Activism Finance Food

Idle No More and Britain’s colonial present

Chloe Ferguson reports from an East London ‘teach-in’ on the relationship between the Canadian government, First Nation rights and the Crown.

Filed in: Activism Canada Colonialism First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Politics United Kingdom

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