New Internationalist

Equality

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Should there be a basic income?

Basic Income UK co-ordinator Barb Jacobson and author and sociologist Francine Mestrum go head to head.

Filed in: Economics Equality

Will new global targets further women's rights?

Gender equality is possible but it requires politicians around the world to step up, says Helen Dennis.

Filed in: Equality Women

Why are women with disabilities still facing a double oppression?

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Tiziana Oliva reports on the issues affecting one in five women around the world.   

Filed in: Disability Equality Women

Standing up to inspire change

Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Equality Women

Free money is no longer the stuff of utopia

Bill Jordan makes the case for a global Basic Income, an idea that has finally come of age.

Filed in: Equality United Kingdom

Global inequality is about power, not just wealth

Corporate influence over policy-making damages human rights. Nick Buxton considers the impact of Davos.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Equality Poverty Wealth

Rising cornflakes – or Boris Johnson’s faux pas

Danny Dorling on why the London mayor has unwittingly done us all a favour by exposing what our élitist leaders erroneously believe.

Filed in: Equality Politics

Has this been the decade of gay rights in Britain?

From Section 28 to equal marriage, legal gains have been achieved but there is still work to be done, says Adam Long.

Filed in: Equality Gay Rights Politics

Who are the Roma people?

To counter some of the recent accusatory news coverage, Philip Brown shares a few facts.

Filed in: Equality Europe Human Rights Minorities United Kingdom

We are all internationalists now

Simon Reid-Henry makes the case for why we need to think outside the borders of the nation state, today more than ever.

Filed in: Equality Politics

As the cuts bite, why bother with the global South?

Jonathan Glennie opens our Internationalists series, calling on rich nations to reject nagging stinginess and embrace radical redistribution across borders.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Equality Politics Poverty

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