The NI plans to plant hope in your heart by shining a spotlight on inspirational stories from around the Majority World. From Latin America through Asia to Africa, this edition of the NI celebrates people who are taking back control of their lives and creating better governments, workplaces and environments.
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Argentine workers are taking on corporate closures - and winning. Ivan Briscoe talks with the workers.
Giving power to the people has helped politicians in Brazil to win elections. Rebecca Abers reports.
Women’s climb towards parliamentary policy-making can start at a local level, as Raphael Tenthani discovers in Malawi.
A forgotten freedom fighter from Bangladesh, photographed by Abir Abdullah.
Domicide by J Douglas Porteous and Sandra E Smith
What a newspaper spreading good news looks like.
A world powered by hydrogen is unfolding, writes Seth Dunn.
Is it all because a GI stole his ice cream? The unrepentant xenophobia of Japanese politician Shintaro Ishihara.
The Bhopal disaster is still claiming victims, 18 years on – and, according to Luke David, the Indian Government is still sitting on their compensation.
How indigenous Mexican rebel Raúl Gatica buried pessimism with his umbilical cord.
Tips for activists wanting press coverage for their projects AND a special offer for readers of the NI.
Choosing a baby to die - and a map of buried treasure. Eduardo Galeano contemplates the have-nots in the 10th part of his Windows series.
The United Nations’ Nicholas You reflects on what it takes to change the world.
Dylan Matthews and Jason McLeod profile three peace activists putting their lives on the line.
Kenyan forest endangered by local people has been saved… by butterflies. Katy Salmon flies in to find out why.
Three decades of change in an African villageIn 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?
The coming war on China: A major US military build-up – including nuclear weapons – is underway in Asia and the Pacific with the purpose of confronting China. This is provocative and dangerous, argues John Pilger in his special report. Tax avoidance: An in-depth and global look at how corporations and rich individuals are looting the public purse – and why governments are allowing them to get away with it. Edited by Josh Eisen and Richard Swift.
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Personal stories from our own correspondents.
Interviews with inspirational people.
Reviews of the latest books, films and music.
Seeing the world through a Southern lens.
A regular column from some of the best writers of the South.
Taking aim at the rich and powerful.
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