New Internationalist

North America

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America fights to save its cornfields

A new herbicide linked to a slew of health defects is causing extreme worry for environmentalists in the US, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India North America Pesticides

US drones invade Iraqi skies

When is a US troop pullout not a pullout? asks Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Iraq Military United States War and Peace

Guantanamo has got to go: protesting ten years of indefinite detention

Ten years on from Guantanamo’s opening, Mark Engler reflects on the surreal absurdity that such a place even exists.

Filed in: Activism North America

Iowa: Republican for a day

Attending the state caucuses makes for an uncomfortable, but fascinating, day out, as Mark Engler discovers.

Filed in: Politics United States

The credit union boom

Fed up with being fleeced, North Americans are flocking to co-operative savings societies. Wayne Ellwood reports.

Filed in: Canada Co-operatives Finance

From Tahrir Square To Liberty Square, NY – Justice for all

With Occupy Wall Street fighting for its life, Yahia Lababidi says that by supporting each other, Egyptian and US protesters can make the impossible possible.

Filed in: Activism Egypt Finance Politics United States

Suspicions remain over Iran's nuclear ambitions

Stefan Simanowitz argues the IAEA’s latest report, while increasing mutual distrust, is neither a smoking gun nor a game-changer.

Filed in: Iran United States

Niall Ferguson, defender of the one per cent

By championing Wall Street, Niall Ferguson once again gets it wrong at exactly the right moment, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Activism Democracy North America Poverty Wealth

Killing Gaddafi: the death of legal justice

First it was Saddam, then bin Laden and now Gaddafi. The West gets its man but loses its humanity, says Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Conflict Libya Military Politics UN United States Violence

America: Life in Prison Nation

Around 2.3 million US citizens are behind bars - a number that dwarfs any other country, reports Mark Engler.

Filed in: Prisons United States

Canada quits Afghanistan, almost

Canadian troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this month. In theory, at least, reports Wayne Ellwood.

Filed in: Afghanistan Canada

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