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Why should we hold out any hope for greater equality when the very richest people in the world are taking more and more? In this July-August edition of New Internationalist, guest editor Danny Dorling looks at the arguments for more equality and why they make sense.
4 minute read
A photo story of hope for abandoned kids in Togo and Benin
Years of threats from the Taliban only strengthened this young female activist’s resolve to bring peace to Pakistan
3 minute read
Isn't it time the Vatican admitted people are going to keep having sex whatever they say? Kate Smurthwaite...
6 minute read
Moscow’s unlicensed human rights champions refuse to be intimidated, Barney Cullum reports.
7 minute read
Fiona Broom on citizens caught between climate change and profiteers.
1 minute read
Ecuadorians have replaced one Leftist president with another, writes Richard Swift.
2 minute read
The country's president has ignored the growing consensus that heavy-handed tactics have failed, writes Nithin Coca...
An open letter on the detention of human rights defenders in Turkey, by major human rights organizations across the world.
10 minute read
The advantages of equality are clear, while the negative effects of widening inequality in some countries become apparent. But...
A few fragments from the surprising history of equality, by Danny Dorling.
5 minute read
Brazil’s ex-president was the favourite for next year’s election. Are the corruption charges politically motivated, asks...
9 minute read
Surprising new data shows that equality is not only good for health and happiness, but also for the environment.