New Internationalist

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How did Gandhi win?

Mark Engler and Paul Engler consider the lessons from the Salt March for today’s social movements.

Filed in: Activism India Politics Society

Twin concerns in commercial surrogacy

We need better laws to protect both sides in the rent-a-womb industry, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Australia Children Ethics India Society

The most dangerous job in the world

Lydia James talks to Syrian Civil Defense volunteers about their work, the risks and their motivation.

Filed in: Conflict Society Syria Work

London mums evicted – but not beaten

The fight for housing justice in the capital will continue, says Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Activism England Housing

There’s a lot more at stake than didgeridoos

Amarina Smith looks at the lack of protection for indigenous traditional knowledge in Australia and beyond.

Filed in: Australia Indigenous Peoples Trade

Risking fjords for profit? Norway’s dirty mining story

The Nordic country is about to turn some of its unspoilt landscape into dirty waste disposal units, reports Tina Andersen.

Filed in: Fishing Indigenous Peoples Mining Norway

Waiting, hoping: a day on the ward

A Philippines medical centre treating children for cancer is under threat from property developers. Iris Gonzales visits it.

Filed in: Children Health Philippines

Sex workers’ rights must be upheld

Advocates for sex workers are winning in Kenya’s law courts, reports Radar citizen journalist Musa Haron.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Sexual Politics

Surviving the ups and downs of social movements

Can theories of movement cycles equip activists to persevere over the long haul? Mark Engler and Paul Engler try to find out.

Filed in: Social Change

The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Nathan looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

Filed in: Cambodia Economics Equality Poverty

No place for slogans as the world remembers 9/11

Who sets the barometer of taste when it comes to memorial merchandise? wonders Hannah Garrard

Filed in: Society Terrorism

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