New Internationalist

Articles by Wayne Ellwood

Forest facts

Facts and figures about trees and forests, from carbon control to biodiversity.

  • April 1, 2016
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Last stand

The world’s last great woodlands are fast disappearing – with untold consequences for the environment and for us. Time to stop the destruction, argues Wayne Ellwood.

  • April 1, 2016
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Hooked on commodities

Natural resource wealth isn’t always a blessing. As Wayne Ellwood discovers, sometimes it can be just the opposite.

  • March 1, 2014
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Podcast: Wayne Ellwood on co-ops

Wayne Ellwood looks at how co-operatives manage to employ more than 100 million people worldwide democratically and sustainably.

  • July 18, 2012
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How co-ops are building a better world – The Facts

An infographic that illustrates why co-ops are a force to be reckoned with.

  • July 16, 2012
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Big Thinkers on Co-operation

300 years of the movers and shakers who’ve put co-operation on the map.

  • July 10, 2012
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Can co-operatives crowd out capitalism?

Wayne Ellwood argues that co-ops – democratic, community-focused – offer an egalitarian way out of our current mess.

  • July 1, 2012
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The credit union boom

Fed up with being fleeced, North Americans are flocking to co-operative savings societies. Wayne Ellwood reports.

  • January 1, 2012
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Life beyond growth

In the light of the world’s current economic situation, New Internationalist’s Wayne Ellwood re-visits his prescient analysis of the growth cul-de-sac.

  • November 10, 2011
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Canada quits Afghanistan, almost

Canadian troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this month. In theory, at least, reports Wayne Ellwood.

  • July 1, 2011
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization

"It seems to me we have a choice to make if we want to change things for the better in this world. And the rich aren’t going to like it."

  • March 14, 2011
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Nature's bottom line

Economic growth is an idea whose time has passed, argues Wayne Ellwood.

  • July 1, 2010
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Why are they dying?

Wayne Ellwood investigates the case of the missing bees.

  • September 1, 2009
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Help us to choose next month’s magazine cover!

Most people have an opinion and a preference when it comes to magazine covers. What we’d really like to know is what you think.

  • August 4, 2009
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This toxic life

They’re in our homes and our workplace, in the air we breathe and in the food we eat. Wayne Ellwood argues that toxic chemicals are changing the nature of nature.

  • September 1, 2008
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Battle for the truth

Conflicted history in Armenia, Cambodia, Guatemala, East Timor and Japan.

  • December 1, 2005
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Crime & punishment

How do nations recover from trauma? Wayne Ellwood reports on the emerging global justice system.

  • December 1, 2005
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Romero remembered

In memoriam Archbishop Romero, murdered in El Salvador 25 years ago.

  • April 1, 2005
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The world trading system is corrupt and unjust.

Littered with broken promises, the trail of free trade is leading the world to a dead end. Wayne Ellwood makes the case for change.

  • December 1, 2004
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Pint-size visionary

tribute to a great Canadian activist

  • May 1, 2004
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The Great Privatization Grab

Like modern-day pirates, marauding corporations are hijacking our public services – while governments turn a blind eye. Wayne Ellwood debunks the privatization myth.

  • April 1, 2003
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We all have AIDS

There are no more boundaries. AIDS is everywhere and no single nation can stop the spread of the virus on its own, argues Wayne Ellwood.

  • June 1, 2002
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Solving insolvency

An international debt court is needed now, argues Wayne Ellwood.

  • January 1, 2000
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Building A Green Economy

Building a green economy. The global economy is going from bad to worse and the old solutions don’t seem to work any more. Is there a better way? Wayne Ellwood reports.

  • April 5, 1996
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Global Warming: How To Turn Down The Heat

Global Warming: Wayne Ellwood searches for a way out of the greenhouse.

  • April 5, 1990
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Trouble in Paradise

Behind the tourist brochures, palm trees and tropical sun is another Caribbean one distorted by its colonial past and unsure of its future. Issue editor Wayne Ellwood reports.

  • December 1, 1980
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New jewel in the Spice Isle

Wayne Ellwood probes the policies of Grenada’s new popular revolutionary government.

  • December 1, 1980
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The human factor

This month’s books include an overview of the world’s major development problems and a resource pack that helps teachers communicate them.

  • August 1, 1980
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Sisterhood's Success

Wayne Ellwood outlines the history of women’s oppression and looks at what is being done about it.

  • August 1, 1980
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Silkworms and Socialism

Wayne Ellwood looks at the Cuban exodus from the point of view of those who stayed behind.

  • June 1, 1980
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Selling out Apartheid

Wayne Ellwood puts the case for disinvestment.

  • May 1, 1980
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The Most Basic Need

Wayne Ellwood reports on the global battle for well-paid work.

  • April 1, 1980
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The Flotsam of War

The problems of refugees in Australia and Canada by Bob Hawkins and Wayne Ellwood.

  • February 1, 1980
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Dubious Sentinel: Canada and the World Military Order

A file-style compendium of seven dossiers on militarism, this kit offers a wealth of data and research in quite digestible form.

  • November 1, 1979
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