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March 1980's Issue

While the United Nations talks of a New Economic Order, an entirely different world order is being quietly constructed. Giant corporations are occupying more of the power structures around us. We examine this concentration of corporate wealth and the brand new world which is being built for the global family.

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Sexploitation

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Price and Prejudice

Corporate tax avoidance. Robin Murray explains.

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Red Scare Revival

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Unilever - The Family Business

Its companies, products and where it operates.

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Do-It-Yourself Electronics

Bob Hawkins looks at the Indian example of going it alone.

Bargaining on the Free Trade Zones

Export or Die? Ho Kwon Ping reports.

What makes a Multinational tick?

Louis Turner looks at company motivation.

Vital Statistics

Basic facts and figures on the world’s biggest companies.

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Business Forecasts

A survey of corporate trends in the 80s.

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The Corporate View

How corporate executives see their role.

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With a little help from their friends

Kenyan cooperation with the multinationals detailed by Christopher Sheppard.

Brand New World

Dexter Tiranti looks at the corporations growth, what it means for the Third World and all of us.

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Health by the People

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Great Leap Backwards

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In the January-February 2017 issue of New Internationalist Chris Brazier completes a unique journalistic project by returning to the village in Burkina Faso, in west Africa, that he first visited in 1985 while making a film.

He visited in 1995 and 2005 to report on changes in the lives of individuals and on the progress of development in the community. The previous magazines have offered an intriguing insight into the lives of people battling against poverty and have reported on substantial positive changes in the life of the community – from the opening of a health centre and a primary school in the village to the first appearance of mobile phones.

Have the past 11 years of change brought further progress? And are the individuals that we have tracked over the three decades still healthy and happy?

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