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Exclusive: Ecuador to hold historic referendum on tax havens

Exclusive: Ecuador to hold historic referendum on tax havens

The country often blocks regulation of tax havens and other predatory fiscal policies argues Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long
Ecuador’s foreign minister blasts Britain on tax justice

Ecuador’s foreign minister blasts Britain on tax justice

The country often blocks regulation of tax havens and other predatory fiscal policies argues Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long
An ‘Informational Right to the City’?

An ‘Informational Right to the City’?

What rights do citizens have, not just to public and private spaces, but to their digital equivalents? Mark Graham and Joe Shaw ask.
A bee-friendly path to a healthier future

A bee-friendly path to a healthier future

In Italy, organic farmers are helping to keep pollinators – and crops – flourishing.
Homeless in a city of empty properties

Homeless in a city of empty properties

News of squatters in a Russian oligarch’s London house gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara pause for thought.
Let’s stop pussyfooting. Trump’s presidency = fascism

Let’s stop pussyfooting. Trump’s presidency = fascism

Vanessa Baird insists we should say it like it is - and protest, petition and agitate against it.

Top stories

Burma’s quiet genocide

Harsh repression of the Rohingya continues as Burma’s political reforms are celebrated, reports Steve Shaw.

One Day Without Us: a day to stand up for migrants’ post-Brexit precarity

Marienna Pope-Weidemann interviews Matt Carr, core organizer of the 20 February British day of action for migrant solidarity.

Mixed Media: Music

Louise Gray reviews two recent releases.

Mama’s the word: Inside Africa’s all-female radio service

To celebrate World Radio Day, New Internationalist profiles the pioneers of Africa’s first all-female radio station, by Chris Matthews.

Mixed Media: Film

Our pick of recent and new releases.

Mixed Media: the best of 2016

The outstanding films, music and books of the year.

Transgenders in Pakistan: a first and last birthday party

Inside a transgender ‘birthday’ party in Pakistan, a rare chance for the community to celebrate a friend’s life.

Blogs

'On the other side': Ecuador's foreign minister blasts Britain on tax justice

The country often blocks tax havens and other predatory fiscal policies, argues Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long, in an exclusive interview with Alessio Perrone.

Exclusive: Ecuador to hold historic referendum on tax havens

Will Ecuadoreans deliver an anti-corruption ultimatum to their politicians and civil servants this Sunday? The country’s Foreign Minister Guillaume Long discusses this question with Alessio Perrone.

The Transition Movements meets De-Growth

Naresh Giangrande and Richard Swift discuss Transition Movements and Alternatives to Capitalism.

Don’t take Big Pharma at its word

Drugs companies have ulterior motives, and homeopathic cures are often a good alternative, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Who funds the think tanks?

A new report shows how ‘highly opaque and deceptive’ methods are used to shape public perception, writes Tony McKenna.

Books against Trump: an anti-Trump reading list

As Orwell’s 1984 hits US top seller lists in the wake of Trump’s presidency, Ed Fairhead provides a few more must-read titles to contest Trump.

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