New Internationalist

North America

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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

How not to make every vote count

With the presidential election looming, many Americans are finding their right to vote under assault says Mark Engler.

Filed in: United States

A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.

Filed in: Activism Canada Climate Change Environment Indigenous Peoples Oil Politics

The return of Occupy

As activists march in New York, Jamie Kelsey-Fry says Occupy’s message rings truer than ever.

Filed in: Activism Equality United States

Is it curtains for Fair Trade?

With corporates swarming all over the trade justice brand, David Ransom says Fair Trade must stick to its founding ideals or throw in the towel.

Filed in: Corporations Development (Aid) Economics Fair Trade United States

In praise of Honduras' forest gardens

Wayne Roberts visits a backyard forest that combats climate change while offering an abundance of food.

Filed in: Agriculture Climate Change Food Honduras United States

To nuke or not to nuke: fictional US attack on Pakistan

Despite a controversial new TV show, Syed Hamad Ali believes literature and cinema could help, rather than hinder, bi-lateral relations.

Filed in: Media Pakistan United States

Obama: a better adversary

It may seem counter-intuitive, but this is just one more reason for voting for Barack, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Politics United States

No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts

Filed in: Agriculture Food North America

We should all be more neighbourly after Wisconsin

The Sikh community at the centre of the latest US shooting have much to teach us about togetherness says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Religion United States

Can revolution be etched in stone?

Tim Gee ponders the pros and cons of raising monuments to radical heroes.

Filed in: Activism Culture United States

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