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New Internationalist: the first 50 years – and the next

Chris Brazier looks back over a career as co-editor that stretches back to 1984, remembering highlights and dark moments from Nicaragua to Vietnam, South Africa to Western Sahara and Burkina Faso.

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Making a point: Bill Gates addresses the media after his address to the World Health Assembly at the UN in Geneva. Reuters/Alamy

Nick Dowson investigates the oversized influence of Bill Gates on the global response to the pandemic 

: Government officials pray over a storage box containing Covid-19 vaccines before they leave for various vaccination centres in Mumbai, India, in January this year. India is one of the countries that is calling for patents on Covid-19 vaccines to be waived during the pandemic. DHIRAJ SINGH/BLOOMBERG/GETTY

Heidi Chow on how to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for all, equitably and at scale.

Protesters run during a crackdown on anti-coup protests at Hlaing Township in Yangon, Myanmar March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Since the military coup in Myanmar, the situation continues to worsen. What are the avenues for international intervention and what difference could they really make? Yali Banton-Heath outlines the options.


Husna Ara probes co-editor Amy Hall on New Internationalist’s bold Covid-19 rescue plan.

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