No laughing matter - Cartoonists take issue
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He enraged rioting immigrant youths by calling them ‘rabble’. But it would be a mistake to underestimate France’s combative Interior Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy.
The international round-up continues with Spain’s attempt to put dictators worldwide on trial.
In the first of a new series of monthly letters, novelist Lindsey Collen finds the long fingers of Bollywood stretch even to her own shores.
The victory of Leftist indigenous leader Evo Morales in the Bolivian presidential election has engendered real hope of change, as Gretchen Gordon and Jim Shultz report.
The political situation in Iran may not be as bleak as the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad suggested, argues Imran Shafi.
The Great War for Civilisation by Robert Fisk
Tell Me No Lies edited by John Pilger
World’s Fastest Indian directed by Roger Donaldson
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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