Issue 498 of New Internationalist
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The coming war on China
The coming war on China: A major US military build-up – including nuclear weapons – is underway in Asia and the Pacific with the purpose of confronting China. This is provocative and dangerous, argues John Pilger in his special report.
Tax avoidance: An in-depth and global look at how corporations and rich individuals are looting the public purse – and why governments are allowing them to get away with it. Edited by Josh Eisen and Richard Swift.
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Bikini was just the beginning, bombs still threaten the islanders
John Pilger visits the Marshall Islands and its bomb survivors, still blighted by US nuclear weapons.
The dictionary of deceit
New Internationalist dissects the language of high finance with low motives.
Malcolm Lewis reviews Chi-Raq and The Unknown Girl.
Ending the offshore bonanza
There are ways to change the irresponsible system of tax avoidance, as Niko Block demonstrates.
Southern Exposure: Sucheta Das
A sole story by Sucheta Das.
The latest cartoon by Marc Roberts.
A word with Moby
The singer and musician talks to Graeme Green about fame, frustration and failing systems.
Sexism A and sexism B
There's accidental sexism, and then there's persistent misogyny, writes Kate Smurthwaite.
Louise Gray reviews releases from Louise Bichan and Sun Ra.
Country profile: South Sudan
Eleanor Hobhouse considers the state of Africa's newest nation, five years after independence.
Tax avoidance: the damage done
Tax avoidance is anything but a victimless crime, with some of its most pernicious effects in the Global South, Stephanie Boyd...
Latest releases, including fiction by Vamba Sherif.