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Issue 439 of New Internationalist

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January-February 2011

January/February 2011


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A rosier Valentine's for Ugandan flower workers

Trade unions improve conditions for African flower workers

World Social Forum promises to clean up its act

In Africa, for Africa?

Climate criminal Canada sets its sights on Europe

6th round of Canada-EU trade negotiations, Brussels: 16-21 January

Is being vegan the only green option?

Bruce Friedrich of PETA and food author Wayne Roberts debate the best diet for a small planet. Plus your comments.


A profile of the West African state

The best influence money can buy - the 10 Worst Corporate Lobbyists

Dirty cash and dirty tricks – our rogues’ gallery of lobbyists who get governments to dance to their tune.

The hole in America's middle

Mark Engler's regular column from the magazine

Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

Interview with Susan George

The political scientist, writer and campaigner for global justice tells Rowenna Davis why the financial crisis is a moral crisis...

In the halls of shame

Who shapes the policies and laws that govern us? If you think the answer is ‘our elected politicians’, read on. Vanessa Baird...

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