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Issue 432 of New Internationalist

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May 2010

May 2010


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US superpowers in Polyp's cartoon

Today's Clark Kent: US superpowers in *Polyp*'s cartoon

Post-invasion Iraq - the facts

Twelve years of sanctions and seven years of occupation have taken their toll as Iraqis struggle with wrecked infrastructure and...

Dreams in a Time of War

By *Ngugi Wa Thiong'o*


Dirtmusic's debut album.
Japanese Dub

Japanese Dub

The latest album from Jah Wobble and the Nippon Dub Ensemble.

Life During Wartime

Three Florida sisters with very different lives, all seeking love.

City of Life and Death

It’s only a feature film, and it’s shot in black and white, but City of Life and Death is an intense, indelible experience.
The power and the glory

The power and the glory

Anarchy, violence and nostalgia for a golden age mark Iraqi politics in the run-up to the elections.

The waiting room

War and underfunding have decimated Iraq’s public health system, once the best in the Arab world.

‘Look sad like an Iraqi woman’

In a country of widows, women have borne the brunt of years of war, sanctions and occupation.

Hail Mary, full of grace

Iraqi Christians, once a million strong, face persecution in a post-secular society.

The art of survival

Despite fatwas and foreign troops, the show in Iraq must go on.

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