New Internationalist

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Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race United States

Bring down the duke and bring up the collective

A dynamic group of cash-strapped US students have come up with a novel way to make ends meet, says George Lavender.

Filed in: Finance United States

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

Hart Island, New York's secret graveyard

Gone but not forgotten - family members are campaigning for access to the city’s burial ground, reports Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: Prisons United States

Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

Filed in: Military Philippines Politics United States

The death penalty: killing them nicely?

Debating what constitutes as ‘humane executions’ allows politicians to avoid discussing abolition, argues Robert Walsh.

Filed in: Prisons United States

The problem with Cadillac's electric wheels

Mark Engler explores the ultimate paradox of green consumerism

Filed in: Environment United States

PODCAST: Forget congress and legislate!

This month, Naomi Fowler looks to Maine, the latest American state to clamp down on tax havens.

Filed in: Finance United States

Would Saul Alinsky break his own rules?

Mark and Paul Engler consider the old divide between ‘movements’ and ‘organizations’.

Filed in: Activism Society United States

Afghanistan: time to move on?

Ewa Jasiewicz wonders what the US troops will be leaving behind.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict United States

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

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