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Last year's top stories make splash in 2016

A rundown of New Internationalist’s most popular web articles from 2015.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Living the effects of climate change

As debate continues in Paris, Indians are dying in the latest floods, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

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No place to hide

Gazans are fleeingfor their lives, but there is no escape from the shelling .…

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Rax Interview with Media Lens

We try to bear in mind that the corporate media is the source of some of the greatest, most lethal illusions of our age. We feel that challenging those illusions is of real value in efforts to combat human and animal suffering..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma’s referendum among ruins

I’ve been reading today’s edition of propaganda rag The New Light of Myanmar. Normally all the railing against ‘foreign stooges’ and exhortations to ‘national duty’ (iefollowing the diktats of the ruling generals) is good for a cynicalchuckle. But, as the song goes, that joke isn’t funny anymore.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Seeing but not believing

Of all the images that have emerged from cyclone-hit Burma, the mostshocking for me were the most long distance ones. NASA releasedsatellite images of the country before and after the cyclone. The‘after' image is barely recognizable - the amount of the Irrawaddydelta in the south that is now blue instead of green is staggering.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Please God, tell me this is going to end soon

Every time I speak to them, my friends in Gaza tell me how scared they are.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: destruction and gundown

Tropical cyclone Nargis – which hit Burma around midnight on Friday –has ruined many parts of a country which already has poorinfrastructure due to the history of blundering by its militarydictators. Foreign journalists have posed the question: what will theBurmese people think of a regime that rushes armed soldiers onto thestreets to quell any signs of protest but which has been sluggish inassisting the thousands in dire need? I doubt the Burmese will bespending much time over that one -…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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