New Internationalist

Europe

Page 8 of 10

Debt, austerity, devastation: it’s Europe’s turn

As the creditors get fatter, the innocent are punished. Susan George laments a leadership subservient to big business.

Filed in: Arms Debt Economics Europe Military Politics Structural Adjustment

Migrant suffering on the rise in Greece

Syrian refugees find scant refuge in Europe, reports Naomi Westland.

Filed in: Greece Human Rights Migration Refugees

Protecting girls ahead of the FGM ‘cutting season’

As school holidays approach, a group of Oxfordshire residents are working to raise awareness of the threat of female genital mutilation.

Filed in: Children Society United Kingdom Women

PODCAST: No Dash for Fracking Gas

Climate Radio looks at the battle for Britain’s energy future: the government and energy lobby vs. campaigners and official climate advisers.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Energy Environment Poverty Society United Kingdom

Europe gets its first ‘Tar-Free City’

Oxford takes a lead from communities in the US by rejecting oil from Canada’s destructive tar sands project.

Filed in: Canada Energy Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Oil Politics United Kingdom United States

Where is African literature at today?

Magnus Taylor explores what inspires the authors behind the Africa Writes festival and what links them together.

Filed in: Africa Culture United Kingdom

Fracked-off farmers unite with activists

The endorsement of the agricultural lobby could provoke a mass movement against fracking in Ireland and Northern Ireland, writes Adam McGibbon.

Filed in: Activism Agriculture Environment Ireland Northern Ireland Politics

Stuff your austerity! We want something different

Is this the turning point, when British people find the courage, power and unity to say ‘no’? Vanessa Baird on the People’s Assembly.

Filed in: Activism Politics Trade Unions United Kingdom

The People’s Assembly unpicked

Amy Hall is enthused but unclear as to next steps after an Assembly that was more lively conference than a forum to spark radical action.

Filed in: Activism Politics United Kingdom

Edward Snowden is a true patriot

As a supposed bastion of democracy, the US should support those who expose the truth, writes Mari Marcel Thekeakara.

Filed in: Democracy Human Rights Politics United Kingdom United States

Coming to Britain: Underground Coal Gasification

The seduction of plundering the last fossil fuel reserves has blinded industry and government to the potential damage, writes Lorna Stephenson.

Filed in: Climate Change Energy Environment United Kingdom

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