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Haifa Fragments: Q&A with the Author

Exclusive interview with khulud khamis, author of forthcoming title ‘Haifa Fragments’.

  • June 10, 2015
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Special: The Frack Files Downloadable PDF

New Internationalist explains the facts behind this explosive issue: read, share and spread the word!

  • December 4, 2013
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Does the government have the right to monitor private emails?

Surveillance expert Robin Tudge and Professor of Conflict Beatrice de Graaf go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

  • July 1, 2012
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Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing

And the winner was…..

  • May 3, 2012
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Mental health – The Facts

Prevalence, provision, dangerousness and discrimination-related figures for mental illness worldwide: a zoomable infographic.

  • May 1, 2012
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Should India still receive foreign aid?

NGO director Jamal Kidwai and activist and writer Praful Bidwai go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

  • May 1, 2012
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Should donor nations give aid to countries with poor human rights records?

Human rights lawyer Errol Mendes and aid campaigner Jonathan Glennie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

  • April 1, 2012
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Climate-proofing projects: a map

From air-conditioned bus stops in Dubai to painting Peruvian hill tops: a graphic guide to humankind’s steps to adapt to global warming.

  • April 1, 2012
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Should assisted suicide be legalized?

Right-to-die campaigner Debbie Purdy and palliative medicine professor Ilora Finlay go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

The Euro debt crisis: bailout or default?

Stergios Skaperdas and David Olive wrangle over the best strategy for Greece and beyond - read their arguments and join the debate.

  • December 1, 2011
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Are religious schools bad for society?

Humanist Andrew Copson and feminist Catholic theologian Tina Beattie go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

  • November 1, 2011
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Should foreign investment replace aid for Africa?

Donu Kogbara and Dereje Alemayehu go head to head - join the debate in this month’s Argument.

  • September 1, 2011
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A Mogadishu soup kitchen feeds the hungry

The relief programme is a lifeline for destitute Somalis, as thousands flee acute food shortages in rural areas.

  • July 13, 2011
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Is animal testing necessary to advance medical research?

Pro-testing activist Laurie Pycroft and Helen Marston, who heads an organization that campaigns against the use of animals, focus on the key issues. Join the debate!

Video: the rise of the far right

Our June 2011 issue explores the rise of the Far Right in Europe, and the way its parties have entered the mainstream. This video shows the full extent of this phenomenon, covering countries from Austria to Switzerland.

  • June 1, 2011
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'Racism is not new in Sweden'

Our June issue looks at the rise of the far-right across Europe and beyond. Here, Olof Dreijer of the indie duo The Knife talks about xenophobia, limits of tolerance, fear and identity in Sweden.

  • May 23, 2011
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Video: Eddie Izzard Says Yes to AV

In the UK there will be a referendum on whether to change our voting system on 5 May. Comedian Eddie Izzard has been campaigning for people to vote yes to AV.

  • May 4, 2011
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West Papua Freedom songs

Andrew Alcock, recalling Freedom songs he heard in the 1970s, tells the tragic story of West Papua and its people’s plight for Independence.  

  • April 28, 2011
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Iraq: a case of educide?

Is the killing of Iraqi academics and other professionals a case of pre-meditated murder of Iraq’s intellectual élite? Could it constitute ‘educide’, a word yet to enter the international dictionary of crimes?

  • April 20, 2011
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Is 'ethical wealth' a contradiction?

Lush Cosmetics owner Mark Constantine and activist- artist Paul Fitzgerald go head to head in this month’s debate.

Is it OK for protesters to damage property?

Two activists debate whether property destruction is a valid tactic for bringing about social and political change - plus your chance to join the conversation.

Should nation-states open their borders to refugees and migrants?

Two experts debate immigration, then our readers weigh in with their comments

  • December 1, 2010
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Letters to my Torturer

By Houshang Asadi

  • July 1, 2010
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Durga Sob: Nepal’s trailblazing Dalit feminist

Durga Sob, founder of the Feminist Dalit Organization, is fighting discrimination in Nepal.

  • May 1, 2010
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How to be an ethical consumer

Info and action ideas.

  • November 1, 2006
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Dolgion: 'Life is given only once'

People call us transheiny [sewage] kids and shun us. I’ve been living like this for the last four years. Before we lived in Yarmag District [an Ulaanbaatar suburb] in a gher [traditional felt-covered round tent of nomads]. My mother

  • April 1, 2005
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Mixed Media

  • April 1, 2005
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  • April 1, 2005
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  • August 5, 2001
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Navigating Un Reform

  • December 5, 1994
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Ten Ways To Get Cancer

If you are really determined to get cancer here is how you can increase your chances.

Action And Worth Reading On Masculinity

Suggestions of action men can take - and stop taking - today. Plus further reading and contact points.

  • September 5, 1987
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