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Muslim charities face a perfect storm

Negative press and disproportionate regulation are hampering aid efforts, argues Augustus Della-Porta.

Filed in: Development NGOs

The Western way isn’t always the best way

Development – when forced onto poor countries – is a dangerous concept, argues Amit Singh.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs Poverty Wealth

Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

Filed in: Africa Health NGOs Sierra Leone

Is teaching English in poor countries a misguided form of philanthropy?

Such ‘aid’ will only ever lift a few out of poverty, argues Dan Falvey.

Filed in: Development Education NGOs Poverty

Have the public had enough of manipulative charity marketing?

NGOs are seen as cash-obsessed with advertising campaigns portraying beneficiaries as hapless victims, says Natalie Nezhati.

Filed in: NGOs

Why is Britain using a suspect charity to deliver aid to Syria?

How British money could be helping the Assad regime. Tam Hussein reports.

Filed in: NGOs Syria

Money-making and morality are seldom bed-fellows

Chris Coltrane explains why investing in bombing children to feed other children is not OK.

Filed in: Arms NGOs

Radical ideas and true solidarity are essential for today's internationalism

Amy Hall sums up a night of discussion and reflection on the marking of New Internationalist’s 40th birthday.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs

International aid agencies must work in partnership with local organizations

Local action is more effective than an uncoordinated international response to disasters, says Alexander Carnwath.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Disasters NGOs

NGOs must give up power

Aid organizations need to relinquish the clout that comes with money and bureaucracy, argues Oxfam’s Ben Phillips.

Filed in: Development Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

The wrong kind of solidarity

If you erase power and class, you are left with a cosmopolitan elite lecturing on ‘global society’ to people suffering poverty at home, warns Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Colonialism Development (Aid) Globalization NGOs Poverty

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