Best of the web: most read 2011
Your favourite New Internationalist blogs and magazine articles of 2011.
The true causes of the London riots are being swept under the rugs looted from Carpetright, argues Jody McIntyre.
2) Why America’s 99% have rebelled
The 99 per cent aren't whining- they just want a fairer deal, says Mark Engler.
Extremists have been making inroads across Europe with a sanitized version of some very dirty politics. K Biswas looks into the heart of the beast.
Maize and wheat are hot assets, right up there with gold. But since investors piled into food markets, the poorest can no longer afford to eat. Hazel Healy gets to grips with the commodity speculators.
Some put the London riots down to inequality, others criminality. But Charlie Harvey argues they’re also a result of a broken, consumerist society.
Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Climate change activist Danny Chivers explains how police infiltration led to the collapse of the Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station trial.
Electronics giant Foxconn employs more than a million people in China in conditions that drive them to despair, reports Jenny Chan.
Andrew Knight, author of a recent book on animal testing, responds to Laurie Pycroft's case for it.
First it was Saddam, then bin Laden and now Gaddafi. The West gets its man but loses its humanity, says Felicity Arbuthnot
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