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Privatization

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Bad Medicine

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The 'b' Word

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Currents

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Currents

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Essay

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The Facts

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Gats Attacks

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Keynote

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Letters

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Mixed Media

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Bahamas

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View From The South

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Myint Myint Wai

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Privatization - a resource guide

A resource guide

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Norse crossroads

A nationwide movement to defend the welfare state is taking off in Norway, reports Asbjørn Wahl.

Nigeria’s sharia furore

Nigeria’s sharia furore explained by Ike Oguine.

Bankbusters

The boycott of World Bank bonds is spreading, writes Mihail Dafydd Evans.

No pain, all gain

Mark Engler sheds some light on the murky world of export credit agencies.

Crime Pays

Well, it does if you run the prison. Amanda George describes the opposition to profitable punishment in Australia.

The 'B' word

So if privatization doesn’t work, what then? David Hall takes a stab at redesigning the public sector.

Power splurge

Cronyism is alive and well and living in the Philippines. Maitet Diokno-Pascual looks at how privatized electricity has taken consumers for a ride.

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.

The new apartheid

South Africa’s trade unions loudly oppose the Government’s sell-off of basic services. But the ANC isn’t listening, warns Patrick Bond.

Bahamas

How to be reconciled with an oil-spill

Horatio Morpurgo writes from the devastated coast of Galicia in the wake of the Prestige disaster.

Interview with Myint Myint Wai

Exiled Burmese activist Myint Myint Wai recalls her desperate time in prison.

Hu Jintao

Behind the bland face of China’s new leader Hu Jintao.

Gats Attacks

Evil invaders from another planet blast our precious public services. Illustration by Polyp.

I shop, therefore I am

Has the narcissism of the market destroyed our sense of collective identity? Psychiatrist Trevor Turner argues that a preoccupation with self has spawned a new syndrome: malignant self-actualization.

Bad Medicine

Britain’s vaunted National Health Service is reeling, hammered by lack of funding and government bumbling. But privatizing the system is not the answer, argues Allyson Pollock. GATS Attacks!

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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.

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The coming war on China

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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