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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

London tar sands protest backs Idle No More

A First Nations activist will join the UK Tar Sands Network as they hand over a petition to the Canadian government.

Filed in: Activism Canada Environment First Nations Reservations (Canada) Human Rights Oil Pollution United Kingdom

How migrant demographics are reshaping US politics

With 7 out of 10 Latinos voting to re-elect Barack Obama, Republicans are debating whether to alter their hardline immigration stance, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Migration United States

Groan... roll on the sexist ads

Work-horse mothers and models jiggling in Santa-themed underwear. Coco Khan’s holiday wish is for no more misogynist advertising.

Filed in: Equality Men Sexual Politics United Kingdom United States Women

Best of the web: 2012’s most read

Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.

Filed in: Culture Drugs Health Human Rights India Norway Prisons Society United Kingdom United States Women

Eulogy for Occupy

Chris Brazier reacts to Quinn Norton’s piece on the complexities of the movement – good and bad.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Internet Politics Technology United States

You are not a loan

George Lavender on the US campaign buying up personal debt in order to eliminate it.

Filed in: Activism Debt Economics United States

Happy birthday retail monsters

Discount stores have been in North America for half a century but there’s not a lot to celebrate says Wayne Roberts.

Filed in: Politics Trade United States Work

Enough with the Armageddon talk, already!

Depicting US politics as apocalyptic isn’t helpful in the ongoing fight against the Right, says Matt Hartman.

Filed in: Politics United States

In Israel it’s business as usual, Obama or not

Netanyahu won’t find any serious opposition in the re-elected US president, says Frank Barat.

Filed in: Democracy Israel Palestine Politics United States

Do we get the governments we deserve?

Corruption and bad governance seem to be getting worse says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Time to revive hope in democracy. 

Filed in: Democracy India Politics United States

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