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Issue 369 of New Internationalist

Reader-owned global journalism

July 2004

July 2004

Multi-million dollar legal settlements, rising taxes and tough public health campaigns can give the impression that tobacco has had its day. Not quite. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2030 smoking will be the single biggest cause of death in the world. Reason enough for the NI to dig deeper.


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New African Writing

The Shadow of Imana by Véronique Tadjo; Mema by Daniel Mengara; The Cry of Winnie Mandela by Njabulo S Ndebele; Conversing with...


The earliest meaning of pollution (early 1300s) was the discharge of semen without sexual intercourse.

Grave concerns - Aboriginal deaths in custody

Aboriginal deaths in custody

Big Brother online

Big Brother is watching you on the internet
East Timor's medical dump

East Timor's medical dump

‘I have a huge number of oxygen cylinders but I don’t have any other equipment to go with them.

Beastly beauty

How Beirut has learned to love liposuction and tummy tucks, by Reem Haddad.

The Corporation

The Corporation directed by Achbar, Abbott and Bakan

Undercurrents News Network

Undercurrents News Network produced by Paul O'Connor and Zoe Broughton


Aïwa by Aïwa


Trampin' by Patti Smith

Sonia Gandhi's country

Following Sonia Gandhi's refusal of the Indian premiership, Urvashi Butalia delves into the meaning of ‘nationality'.
BAT responds

BAT responds


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