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Issue 491 of New Internationalist

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April 2016

Forests - the last stand



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Worldbeaters: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hawkish Hillary is a friend of bankers and warmongers, despite her Democratic credentials.

A burning problem

Nithin Coca reports from Indonesia on the expansion of oil palm plantations in the rainforests of Sumatra.

A rightwing spiral

Dominik Sipiński reports on the rise of a nationalist Poland.

Mixed Media: Books

This month's book reviews, from Angry White People to a Girl in Exile.

Mixed Media: Music

Louise Gray reviews the pick of this month's releases.

Mixed Media: Films

Malcolm Lewis reviews some current and future releases.

Last stand

The world’s last great woodlands are fast disappearing – with untold consequences for the environment and for us. Time to stop...

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