Why bother with aid agencies? To ‘do good’ all you need is a phone and Google Maps. Amy Hall takes a closer look at the rising trend in ‘direct giving’.
Articles by Amy Hall
Students have joined a rent strike to protest against prices they say are out of reach for poorer students. Amy Hall reports.
- May 25, 2016
Post-traumatic stress disorder is an occupational hazard for activists on the frontline, says Amy Hall.
- May 1, 2014
Amy Hall writes about a David and Goliath battle where an Australian village is taking on a mining giant.
- April 1, 2014
Amy Hall introduces FAN groups, a new way to meet the neighbours.
- December 16, 2013
Amy Hall reports on a man’s battle to become the world’s first climate-change refugee.
- December 1, 2013
Amy Hall sums up a night of discussion and reflection on the marking of New Internationalist’s 40th birthday.
- November 4, 2013
As school holidays approach, a group of Oxfordshire residents are working to raise awareness of the threat of female genital mutilation.
- June 27, 2013
Amy Hall is enthused but unclear as to next steps after an Assembly that was more lively conference than a forum to spark radical action.
- June 24, 2013
London’s Two Degrees festival gets the audience involved in the hope of provoking thoughts, and action, for change.
- June 14, 2013
Amy Hall on the Stop G8 Carnival Against Capitalism in London’s West End.
- June 13, 2013
Amy Hall joins the London climax of the IF campaign and finds herself musing the age old question – can you change the system from within?
- June 10, 2013
Inspired by the rightward lurch of British politics, The Prisma newspaper set up a debate to try to answer this question. Amy Hall reports.
- May 14, 2013
A new report from Global Witness reveals the links between Vietnamese land-grabbing companies and Western financial institutions.
- May 13, 2013
Amy Hall reports on a little-known tradition with devastating impacts on girls in African communities.
- May 1, 2013
Four decades of independent journalism and the social and environmental movements which inspired it.
- April 9, 2013
We need to stand by people whose lives are blighted by austerity and propaganda, writes Amy Hall.
- April 3, 2013
The outspoken film director renowned for his social-realist directing style, his socialist beliefs, and for turning down an OBE, talks to Amy Hall.
- April 1, 2013
Amy Hall speaks to the author about writing, the war and his upcoming appearance at the Reel Iraq festival in Britain.
- March 19, 2013
A decade on from the invasion of Iraq, a four-day celebration of the country’s culture takes place in the UK.
- March 14, 2013
A First Nations activist will join the UK Tar Sands Network as they hand over a petition to the Canadian government.
- January 17, 2013
The Public Eye Awards are back to highlight the companies with the worst record in human rights and the environment. Amy Hall explains why.
- January 11, 2013
Just in case you missed them…legalizing drugs, vaginal whitening, Kony and Julian Assange: 2012’s Top 10 popular New Internationalist articles.
- December 21, 2012
Population surveys are as much about social experience as identity. Amy Hall on what’s between the tick boxes.
- December 17, 2012
National Union of Students leader, Liam Burns was egged off stage at the national demonstration. Amy Hall reports.
- November 22, 2012
With a new national demonstration on the horizon Amy Hall is hoping for a renewed, and more persistent, British student movement.
- November 10, 2012
Indian shortlisted Booker prize author speaks to Amy Hall about inspiration (overrated) and constructing an off-world station for gun-lovers.
- November 1, 2012
Amy Hall speaks to the college student about how she got involved in campaigning and why she won’t be giving up just yet.
- October 25, 2012
The shocking reality of Britain’s treatment of asylum-seekers has hit home for Amy Hall as her friend’s family faces being sent back to Egypt.
- October 19, 2012
With our global fortunes more entwined than ever, collective action and internationalism are just as relevant today, says Amy Hall.
- October 15, 2012
An organization offering on-board terminations was hoping to sail into Smir today, despite opposition from the authorities.
- October 4, 2012
Amy Hall speaks to the 25-year-old activist, scientist and artist, who uses all three tools at every opportunity.
- October 4, 2012
Amy Hall reports from the UK Feminista Summer School, which set out to show that women need to be more than statistics to each other.
- September 21, 2012
Amy Hall meets Filipino campaigner Lidy Nacpil, who shares her thoughts on floods, solidarity and ramming home the climate-change message.
- September 17, 2012
Activists are taking aim at politicians after a week of action against the Paralympic sponsor, reports Amy Hall.
- September 5, 2012
Anti-cuts and disabled rights groups promise ‘audacious, daring and disruptive’ week of action against Atos.
- August 22, 2012
As producers discuss the next steps of their fairer trade campaign, Amy Hall looks at the wider context of food sovereignty.
- August 10, 2012