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Disabled people lead the fight against austerity

The resistance put up against the UK government’s cuts by Disabled People Against the Cuts can teach us many lessons, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Disability and United Kingdom

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Ken Loach on 'I, Daniel Blake': what happens when people leave the cinema?

The media present poverty as the fault of the poor, Ken Loach tells Malcolm Lewis in this interview.

Filed in: Class, Film and

Big Bad World

The latest Polyp cartoon, from October’s New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Animals, Environment, Oil and Pollution

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‘We are slowly being killed by this mine’

The British-Australian mine of Cerro Matoso has been linked to birth defects, pollution, poverty and paramilitary pay-offs. Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik investigates.

Filed in: Colombia, Mining and Pollution


In Pictures: the legacy of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

The hurricane killed over 1,000 people, and after it, a cholera outbreak is exacerbating livelihoods in Haiti, photographs show.

Filed in: Haiti

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The Lake Retba Murder (Le Meurtre au Lac Rose)

Roberto comes across a body in the lake and feels compelled to investigate – but all his lover Mireille seems to want is sex. Written by Efemia Chela.

Filed in: Fiction and

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A young South Korean‘s attempts to avoid conscription by becoming obese cause uproar in his family. Written by Krys Lee.

Filed in: Fiction, Korea, South

Windows on the world

New Internationalist’s world fiction titles.

Filed in: Fiction and

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In The Garden

A eunuch scribe at the ancient Egyptian court in Alexandria witnesses a pivotal moment in the life of his young princess, Cleopatra. Written by FT Kola.

Filed in: Fiction and

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The suicide of a Cuban immigrant to Florida calls up all kinds of phantoms for Anna, herself a migrant from the Czech Republic. By Ana Menéndez.

Filed in: Fiction and


Cartels to blame for Kenya’s mass school burnings, witnesses say

The cartels influence teachers to incite students, reports Henry Owino.

Filed in: Kenya

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