New Internationalist

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The fight goes on: Workers’ struggles and successes from around the globe

Around the world, trade unions are facing fierce repression. But workers are still uniting to stand up for their rights and, in some cases, winning, from this month’s New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Cambodia Colombia European Union Mexico South Africa Trade Unions Work Zambia

Swazi media workers protest conditions at king’s newspaper

Higher pay, union membership, nepotism, and more, are at the center of the struggle, reports Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Swaziland Work

‘More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!’

Clelia Goodchild talks to members of the first union in Europe for illegal street vendors about what they want.

Filed in: Migration Senegal Spain Trade Unions Work

Royal greed and oppression sold as culture in Swaziland

The country’s king passes suppression, unaccountability and opulent spending as traditionally ‘Swazi’ values. Peter Kenworthy reports.

Filed in: Swaziland

The miracle of water

One of the most salutary lessons I have learned is to value water as the greatest of gifts, writes Chris Brazier about his time in Burkina Faso.

Filed in: Burkina Faso

Season of the rains

Part three of Chris Brazier’s blog series from Burkina Faso, making his fourth trip to the country since 1985.

Filed in: Burkina Faso

View from the village: my return to Burkina Faso

Chris Brazier continues this blog series about his return to the country. This is part two.

Filed in: Burkina Faso

Night fever: remembering Burkina Faso and Tom Waits

Chris Brazier recalls the night he flew into the midst of a revolution and discovered he had made a serious error.

Filed in: Burkina Faso

Nigerian officials grow rich on the hunger of the poor

Samuel Malik reports on endemic corruption in Nigeria’s camps for the internally displaced.

Filed in: Human Rights Nigeria

Police executions push Kenya to dark days

The killings are causing outrage, panic and shock among citizens. Henry Owino reports.

Filed in: Kenya

The 'New Colonialism' – the case of Western Sahara

A new report shows that the British scramble for Africa is a continuation of the nation’s foreign policy legacy, Tom Lebert writes.

Filed in: Africa Western Sahara

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