New Internationalist

A second chance

A second chance

Child marriage is still common in Mozambique, but some brave young women are trying to break free, as Rebecca Cooke reports.
A personal welcome

A personal welcome

Private sponsors in Canada are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But is it just a way for governments to save money? By Sian Griffiths.
The populist moment

The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.
Inside Unilever's sustainability myth

Inside Unilever's sustainability myth

Company slogans and mantras claim it's getting closer to pairing profit with sustainability, but facts tell a very different story.
The Establishment is not a viable candidate

The Establishment is not a viable candidate

Trump’s shock electoral victory signals a profound change in the terrain of political struggle.
New Internationalist smashes through £500K Crowdfunder target

New Internationalist smashes through £500K Crowdfunder target

With three days to go, there’s still time to be part of this success story, says co-editor Hazel Healy.
Inside Diego Garcia: America’s highly secretive military base

Inside Diego Garcia: America’s highly secretive military base

A two year investigation reveals the US military’s poor treatment of contract workers on the controversial island. Katie McQue reports.

Top stories

Country Profile: Cambodia

Both cash flow and political power have remained concentrated in Cambodia, writes Zoe Holman.

Is Arkansas’s execution parade justice or expedience?

Although it has been put on hold, Arkansas’ planned series of executions has raised again the issue of capital punishment, writes Robert Walsh.

A second chance

Rebecca Cooke meets young women in Mozambique who are defying the odds and resisting child marriage.

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

Kashmir's pashmina woes

Machine manufacturing of Pashmina scarves has saturated the market, leaving artisans without hope of a secure future, writes Nathalie Olah.

The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.

Mr Tough

The violence of the Duterte regime in the Philippines and the devotion of his fans, as witnessed by Iris C Gonzales.

Blogs

Why can’t I vote?

Peter Kenworthy, British Citizen based in Denmark, tried to register to vote for the next UK general elections, and discovered he can’t.

Drought leaves 2.4 million Kenyans desperately short of food

In most areas, pasture, water and food supplies are totally depleted, writes Nick Guttmann.

Socialist Youth call for democracy in Swaziland now

Swazi youth call for international pressure on their country’s absolute monarchy to introduce multi-party elections. Peter Kenworthy reports.

New Internationalist is now the world’s biggest media co-operative

Hazel Healy looks back on the community share offer that has raised £700,000.

India’s xenophobia shame

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the ignorance and hatred behind attacks on foreigners in her country.

The high price we pay for our finance sectors

Our friends at the Tax Justice Network look at how the US finance sector is a net drag on their economy.

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