Haiti two years on (Issue 449)
January 2012
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Haiti two years on

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And Finally... Juliet Stevenson

Successful actor and would-be human rights lawyer Juliet Stevenson on the disgrace of locking up children, and the importance of...

The credit union boom

The credit union boom

Fed up with being fleeced, North Americans are flocking to co-operative savings societies. Wayne Ellwood reports.

Israel evicts Bedouin villagers

More than 30,000 Bedouin, which the Israeli government call 'squatters', face eviction to make way for settlements, reports Libby...

Haiti two years on: beyond relief, beyond belief

Haiti is not just recovering from the earthquake but from the political and economic interventions of recent decades, asPhillip...

Best of the Arts 2011

We watched, we read, we listened: New Internationalist's favourite films, books and music from last year.

Papua New Guinea

A small group of islands with a long history

Has the ANC ushered in neo-apartheid?

As the African National Congress turns 100, Brett Scott criticises its failure to share South Africa's prosperity with the poor.

Letter from Cairo

Letter from Cairo

The future is unknown, but we can learn on the job, says Maria Golia.

From child soldier to civilian - a tough transition in Colombia

Having handed in their weapons, former child soldiers face a new battle - for acceptance into society. Seth Biderman reports.

Is the European Union damaging to democratic rights?

Anti-poverty campaigner John Hilary and politics professor Carlos Closa go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the...

Horror flick: Mrs T at the multiplex

Forget Scream, The Exorcist and Jaws: The nightmare on Downing Street is coming to a cinema near you.

Tents beyond tents

A cartoon introduction to life in the camps in and around Port-au-Prince.

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