New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

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Kenyan railroad to sweep aside slums

Nairobi’s poor will lose their homes and livelihoods, writes Maina Waruru.

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Sri Lanka votes for democracy

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya is cautiously optimistic following the recent presidential election.

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Unfulfilled promises and unrelenting poverty

Iris Gonzales looks back on a difficult year for the Philippines.

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Life’s juggernaut rolls on

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is in pensive mood as she looks back on a turbulent 2014.

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Israel’s second-class citizens

Noreen Sadik reports as discrimination increases against Arab-Israeli citizens in Jerusalem.

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Bangaloreans segregate waste to save their city

An Indian recycling scheme gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara hope.

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Caught in the crossfire

Indigenous leader Irrael Manuel Aguilar Solano on the continuing injustices faced by his people in Colombia.

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To kiss or not to kiss? A very Indian question

Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at moral policing and ‘immoral’ activities.

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Violence in the home is not just a family affair

In search of societal change, Mari Marcel Thekaekara visits a Rotary Club to talk taboos.

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A year after Haiyan – still waiting, still hoping

The government has failed to provide adequately for those who lost everything, says Iris Gonzales.

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Alcohol ban causes controversy in India

Men don’t approve, but women do – and for good reason, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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