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A counterfeit life in a Philippines slum

Informal dwellers are struggling to survive in Metro Manila, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Voyeurism and exploitation

Human rights violations are taking place in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean under the guise of ‘tourism’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Fall of the House of Windsor

It seemed strange that amongst the hundreds of organisations’ stallsringing the inner circle of the World Social Forum stadium in Nairobithere were only two that served food. At eye-watering prices. All theother officially-registered, slightly more reasonably-priced foodvendors, who’d paid to be there, had been firmly placed outside thegates in the so-called ‘food court’ which I didn’t even find til thesecond day, given the total lack of anything resembling signs.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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It's here!

The new-look New Internationalist is back from the printer so co-editor Jess Worth can finally unveil some of the changes we've made to the magazine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Shack dwellers’ struggle

South Africa’s poor have been battling for the right to stay on their land for decades and continue to do so, despite the Government upping the ante..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Everything free!

As we arrived this morning at the stadium where the World SocialForum is taking place, the traffic had come to a standstill. Which ispretty normal for Nairobi. But as we got out of the car to walk thefinal distance it became clear that this was no ordinary gridlock.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Chapatis against Bush!

With a renewed vigour and fresh intensity, the World Social Forumfeels like it’s beginning to hit its stride. Thanks to the Kenyanactivists’ inspiring agitation, there is a feeling of genuinepossibility in the air. WSF Organizers have made good on some of theirassurances that the Forum will be a more open space and those unable topay will be allowed in.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Welcome to Manila, the gates of hell

Novelist Dan Brown’s description is sadly apt, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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First impressions

Indian journalist Sulakshana Gupta arrives in Sierra Leone, from where she will be blogging for NI over the next few months, and begins to familiarize herself with life in Freetown. Indian journalist Sulakshana Gupta arrives in Sierra Leone, from where she will be blogging for NI over the next few months, and begins to familiarize herself with life in Freetown..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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