New Internationalist

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Wall Street wants your gratitude

Our US columnist Mark Engler is riled by the shamelessness of the financial élite.

Filed in: Finance United States

Migrants dare to DREAM in America

Obama’s decision to give legal status to 800,000 immigrants in the US is a tremendous advance, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration Politics United States

The Vatican shows its true colours

Mark Engler argues the Catholic Church has made a parody of itself by criticizing nuns for ‘focusing too much on poverty and economic injustice.’

Filed in: Religion United States

Camouflaging Burkina Faso’s past

As President Blaise Compaore is granted immunity for previous crimes, Virgil Hawkins looks back at Burkina Faso’s recent turbulent history.

Filed in: Burkina Faso United States

Drone killings: a result of our animal instincts?

Or are they a mechanism that allows people to bypass a natural aversion to killing? Syed Hamad Ali investigates.

Filed in: Arms Pakistan Terrorism United States

Diego Garcia's shameful history continues

In the week David Cameron meets his Mauritian counterpart to discuss the Chagos Islands, Virgil Hawkins sees suspicious motivations on both sides.

Filed in: Diego Garcia Human Rights Mauritius Migration Military United Kingdom United States

Why American Jews are falling out of love with Israel

Outspoken scholar Norman Finkelstein speaks to Hazel Healy about his latest book Knowing Too Much.

Filed in: Conflict Israel Palestine United States

US tries to halt Iran-Pakistan pipeline

It’s the people who are suffering, says Syed Hamad Ali, as Hillary Clinton and co. object to an energy deal that would benefit tens of millions.

Filed in: Iran Pakistan United States

Death, justice and the big questions

With capital punishment debates resurfacing since the Breivik trial, Tony Mckenna argues the death penalty brutalizes not just the individual but the whole society.

Filed in: Crime Human Rights Norway United Kingdom United States

First Madeleine Albright, now Prince Harry: the strange world of humanitarian awards

Felicity Arbuthnot wonders how the Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership award can be given to someone involved in the war in Afghanistan.

Filed in: Afghanistan Conflict Iraq United Kingdom United States

Madeleine Albright to receive America’s highest honour

The former US Secretary of State is to be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to the horror of Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Conflict United States

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