Issue 471 of New Internationalist
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Should there be a basic income?
Basic Income UK co-ordinator Barb Jacobson and author and sociologist Francine Mestrum go head to head.
Sleep in for St George
Lydia James gives a heads up on a pro-migrant campaign seeking to reclaim the Turkish-born saint.
Why Angelique Kidjo can't abide world music
Louise Gray speaks to the Grammy award-winning singer from Benin who refuses to be 'put into a little box.'
Columnists can damage your health
Why Steve Parry doesn't like newspaper columnists.
Impunity casts a shadow over India's elections
The ghost of mass murder dogs the two main parties, writes Ajay Vakil.
Cheap drugs and the millionaire whistleblower
Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.
Brave Father Musala
The cleric who exposed sex abuse in Uganda’s Catholic Church talks to Patience Akumu.
Krey vs Rio Tinto: a community struggle against coal expansion
Amy Hall writes about a David and Goliath battle where an Australian village is taking on a mining giant.
Ready to drill in Yasuní rainforest? A cautionary tale
Tim Gee investigates Ecuador's failure to 'keep the oil in the ground’, and the activism that could yet secure the future of the...
Don't shoot the messenger!
Admired by the public, reviled by those in power, whistleblowers are on the frontline of democracy. But need they be martyrs?...
Letter from Bangui: The long walk
Ruby Diamonde tells the story of a woman widowed by violence, trying to rebuild her life in Central African Republic.