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Migration issue

Why are refugees dying on the shores of prosperous, peacetime Europe? Are the numbers really unmanageable? And what if border controls brought more migrants into the rich world, not less? This month’s New Internationalist digs deeper into the backstory to Europe’s refugee crisis – and lays out an alternative, humanitarian vision that recognizes the reality of 21st century migration.

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The fear of ‘not enough to go round’

Global inequality lies at the root of our anxiety over migrants, says Bridget Anderson.

Humanity adrift

In a special report for this month’s Big Story, NI editor Hazel Healy travels to Lesvos to look for answers to Europe’s refugee...

Who is cashing in on keeping migrants out?

Ruben Andersson unpicks a murky border control industry that generates its own demand.

Global refugee crisis: the facts

Where people come from, where they flee to – and why they keep moving. New Internationalist gives a worldwide context for refugee...

A good moment to make a scene

Urgent cries for racial justice must not go unheard, writes Mark Engler.

Doing grief properly

Compulsory grief is both pointless and grotesque, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Mixed Media: Best of 2015

The films, music and books that made the grade this year.

The Unreported Year

Stories you might have missed in 2015. Compiled by Jo Lateu.

9 inspiring stories of solidarity with refugees and migrants

While governments seal borders and erect walls, ordinary people are offering support and shelter. Hazel Healy offers a global...

Mixed Media: Books

This month's book reviews.

Mixed Media: Music

This month's music reviews.

‘How can you say no?’

Reem Haddad reports on how Christian Palestinians in Lebanon have welcomed Muslim refugees from Syria.

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