New Internationalist

The Majority World Blog

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Motherhood is a personal journey

Rather than criticizing others’ parenting styles, let’s just be the best we can be, says Iris Gonzales.

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Why the Philippines won’t be the next Asian miracle

Iris Gonzales isn’t convinced by buoyant World Economic Forum predictions.

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Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

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Words, words and more damned words

But to save the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls we need action, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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No tattoos please, we’re Buddhists

But casinos are no problem, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya in Sri Lanka.

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Silence please, Algeria is dying

As its people go to the polls, Kamal Benkoussa fears that his country is on the brink of a political and economic precipice.

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India in the grip of election fever

From the morally bankrupt to the cleanest candidates ever – who will the country choose? Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

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What happened to unity in diversity?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara is concerned about attempts to dismantle secular India.

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Women on wheels raise money for adivasi human rights

Mari Marcel Thekaekara talks to the intrepid cyclists who took part in Go MAD.

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14 February: a day to celebrate!

No, not Valentine’s; Mari Marcel Thekaekara is much more interested in the One Billion Rising for women’s rights.

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Sri Lankan farmers resist new seed law

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya on the fight to safeguard biodiversity and the rural economy.

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