Issue 443 of New Internationalist
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Anti-immigrant parties and ultra-right populists have moved into the mainstream. How can we begin a positive cultural shift and 'retoxification' of extremism?
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The boys in Brazil's favelas who shun violence
Gender activist Gary Barker sees young men who respect woman and are connected fathers.
Canada quits Afghanistan, almost
Canadian troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this month. In theory, at least, reports Wayne Ellwood.
Peacekeeping forces fail to protect Congolese
As the LRA terrorizes the DRC, the UN's mandate expires
Anarchism: the A word
Uri Gordon offers insight into what anarchism – a word bandied about carelessly by the press – really means.
Tea and paranoia
Politicians in the US and Australia play the anti-immigration card.
The award-winning Nigerian poet and novelist tells Rowenna Davis why now is the time for new dreams.
Banks and robbers
New Internationalist columnist Anna Chen asks whether we should care about a few smashed (but fully insured) plate-glass windows.
A profile of the troubled Caribbean nation.
The al-Assad family
Syria’s ruling al-Assad family.
Just Do It: a film on climate activism
Sylvia Rowley catches up with exceptional filmmaker Emily James. Plus, a special offer for New Internationalist readers.
Palm trees in the snow
There are no palm trees in Wisconsin – but there’s a red-faced newsreader at Fox News.
Holidays in Rwanda
Ten years after fleeing his home country, *Jean Kayigamba* makes an emotional return.