New Internationalist co-founder Peter Adamson dives into the perils of basing ‘fairness’ on meritocracy.
A growing number of women are going against the stream in India, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.
Mandeep Tiwana on how repression becomes the rule.
Does a racially just future need to include reparations for transatlantic slavery or is that a distraction from achieving equality for future generations? KA Dilday and Kehinde Andrews disagree on…
As growth-driven consumer culture spurs on planetary destruction, why don’t we spring into action? Psychologist John F Schumaker situates a frightening erosion of human personality at the heart of the problem.
Richard Swift examines the deep roots of the market economy’s failures. Time for a radical rethink.
Jeremy Seabrook on the virulent nostalgias which obscure an essential conflict – how to reconcile the needs of the planet with the necessities of economics?
Danny Dorling and Annika Koljonen explain how Finland has come to be so equal, peaceful and happy – and sketch out the lessons we might learn from its example.
Despite populism being rife everywhere else, Japan has refused to succumb. Are there lessons to be learned? asks Tina Burrett.
Sex, dating and the struggle for modernity, by Zuhra Bahman.
Alessio Perrone meets the activists fighting to shine light on human rights abuses during Egypt’s dark days.
Despite being linked to several disasters, the Asian Development Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to large hydro developments. Rishika Pardikar speaks to people holding it to account.
How did a once hardcore Marxist-Leninist and nationalist guerrilla leader come to develop a politics of participatory democracy, feminism and ecology? Vanessa Baird traces Abdullah Öcalan’s journey.
Bolsonaro, whose middle name is ‘Messiah’, was the perfect bait for Christians, says Pamela Machado.
A reader asks New Internationalist's very own Agony Uncle about whether or not to take their young son to a protest outside an immigration detention centre.
Nanjala Nyabola on the mask mandate and personal freedom.
Jo Lateu and Peter Whittaker weigh up the latest releases in radical publishing.
Amy Hall explores the movement calling time on prisons and the police while offering an alternative vision of the future.
Small farmers, social movements and human rights are being elbowed out, says Kirtana Chandrasekaran.
Conrad Landin travels to the Czech Republic to chronicle a death untold.
From an increase in religious freedom to protection of the Amazon, there are high hopes for Brazil’s returning president. Raphael Tsavkko Garcia speaks to activists about their dreams for the future.
Steve Topple fears not. After all, we’ve been here before...