Malcolm Lewis on Mandabi directed and written by Ousmane Sembène, and Sweat directed and written by Magnus von Horn.
Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter stage: Agony Uncle
As big international players eye up Mozambique’s natural gas reserves, a storm of conflict brews for local communities. Sophie Neiman investigates.
Hazel Healy examines the ways in which humankind can ditch the military habit - and tackle conflict at its roots
The Bonn Climate Change Conference shows how top down processes will not bring about just solutions for the majority world, Harpreet Kaur Paul writes.
A short history of dependency.
Narendra Modi’s second mandate is a ‘sword hanging above the heads’ of India’s minorities. Nilanjana Bhowmick explains why.
Most European countries refuse to repatriate the thousands of former ISIS foreign fighters and their families now held in Kurdish camps in Syria., but Kosovo is bringing its citizens home. Sara Manisera reports.
According to Bill Gates, Steven Pinker and the like, the world has never been better and global poverty is shrinking. Jason Hickel calls their bluff.
Yohann Koshy on the ironies and contradictions of what one day might be called the Chinese century.
Mark J Valencia makes sense of the cauldron for conflict between China and its neighbours.
Pay attention. Thomas Abraham gives a quick lesson on how the Covid-19 vaccines work.
Research by Alex J. Wood, Mark Graham and others shows how gig economy platforms commodify labour in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Bahraini activist Ali Mushaima is on his 37th day of a hunger strike, outside the Bahraini embassy in London. Andrew Smith reports
For Martin Jacques, 2008 represented the end of the Western-dominated financial system and the beginning of a Chinese century.
The government’s ‘international development’ strategy is a red herring for dubious private financing, argues Nick Dearden
Is digital technology leading us astray, asks Rev Billy.
‘My mother said to me “this is just history repeating itself’.” Thai-British academic Giles Ji Ungpakorn speaks with Alexi Demetriadi.
Richard Swift on East Africa’s first woman president, a Zanzibar-based organizer promising to protect Tanzanian workers and their basic freedoms.
Since 2018, a remarkable uptick in communal violence has taken shape in India. Dilnaz Boga speaks to survivors of ethnic violence in the 1990s, who explain their fears for where the country is headed.