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Issue 392 of New Internationalist

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August 2006

Banks exposed


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Md Main Uddin

I was on an assignment at Domra Kanda, an asylum for the mentally ill in Kishoreganj, Bangladesh, where the only medications...

Confessions of a banker

Together with a whistleblower, *Lucy Komisar* exposes the offshore operations of the world’s biggest bank.

Havana Black

Havana Black by Leonardo Padura and translated by Peter Bush


Iraqis flee in terror from the war on terror

The Servant Problem

The Servant Problem by Rosie Cox

The banks are made of marble

The true owners of the silver in the vaults.

The Death of Mr Lazarescu

The Death of Mr Lazarescu directed by Cristi Puiu

On the people's account

*New Internationalist* campaigners explore alternative banking and resources.

Little Fish

Little Fish directed by Rowan Woods

Introducing Etran Finatawa

Introducing Etran Finatawa by Etran Finatawa


Techari by Ojos de Brujo

The bang in the buck

*Dheepthi Namasivayam* goes in search of banks that refuse to lend to arms traders.

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