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.
December 2016, Issue 498
Each month we publish some of the best stories from New Internationalist magazine.
Journalist John Pilger introduces the December edition of New Internationalist magazine.
A major US military build-up – including nuclear weapons – is under way in Asia and the Pacific with the purpose of confronting China. John Pilger raises the alarm on an under-reported and dangerous provocation.
John Pilger visits the Marshall Islands and its bomb survivors, still blighted by US nuclear weapons.
Josh Eisen and Richard Swift tour the offshore world to find out why governments are drowning in debt.
Tax avoidance is anything but a victimless crime, with some of its most pernicious effects in the Global South, Stephanie Boyd shows.
Alain Deneault explains how states legalize tax fraud.
Dan Hind explodes the self-righteous excuses of tax cheats.
Tax avoidance is a worldwide system involving many destinations and layers of financial manipulation. We chart a few of the strands to show who wins and who loses.
There are ways to change the irresponsible system of tax avoidance, as Niko Block demonstrates.
New Internationalist dissects the language of high finance with low motives.
Mark Engler reflects on how one man's protest made waves around the US.
Malcolm Lewis reviews Chi-Raq and The Unknown Girl.
Louise Gray reviews releases from Louise Bichan and Sun Ra.
Latest releases, including fiction by Vamba Sherif.
A sole story by Sucheta Das.
Eleanor Hobhouse considers the state of Africa's newest nation, five years after independence.
The latest cartoon by Marc Roberts.
There's accidental sexism, and then there's persistent misogyny, writes Kate Smurthwaite.
The singer and musician talks to Graeme Green about fame, frustration and failing systems.
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