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Nick Dowson

Nick Dowson. Photo: Jacopo Rufo

Nick Dowson is a writer and investigative journalist who has written on topics including health, technology and power, housing, transport and the environment. From 2017-2018 he worked as part of New Internationalist’s online editorial team.

Nick Dowson is known as @nickmdowson on Twitter

Articles by Nick Dowson

Profiles of groups from Palestine, Mozambique, Uganda and India who are saying no to new oil and gas infrastructure.
Nick Dowson gives the low-down on the latest tricks in corporate spin.
Passersby walk past a mural  in Venezuela showing oil drilling. Oil  has made an important contribution to  Venezuelan state revenues.  JOHN VAN HASSELT/CORBIS VIA GETTY IMAGES
We cannot let the ever-expanding oil and gas industry stand in the way of urgently needed climate action. Nick Dowson lays out...
Extinction Rebelion activists stand in front of police officers as they protest during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain, November 3, 2021 REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Nick Dowson weighs up the prospects for success at the COP26.
Pat Mooney explores what happens when Big Data meets Big Ag. Interview by Nick Dowson.
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 
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Nick Dowson explores options for monitoring people in the interest of public health while respecting their privacy.
A radical proposal to redefine and extend service provision to all those in need without breaking the bank has the potential to...
Nick Dowson highlights the issues up for debate, obstacles to negotiations and where all this leaves the majority world.
Nick Dowson asks if Brexit will expose the UK to being sued.
Sirens: a top recommendation from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, Nick Dowson suggests a few shows to get your teeth stuck into.
Passengers at Clapham Junction, south London. According to a 2017 Legatum Institute poll 76 per cent of British passengers want the railways in public ownership.
Nick Dowson dismantles the notion that the private sector does things better.

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