New Internationalist

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The curious tale of the Frack Master and the activist

Jamie Kelsey-Fry catches a rare balanced debate on shale gas that marks the undoing of one of its greatest US evangelists.

Filed in: Activism Energy England Sustainability United States

Eight Facts About American Inequality

Pierce Nahigyan points out some hard facts on the country’s economy.

Filed in: Economics Equality United States

How to militarize your local police

Mark Engler voices alarm over the US police force’s ‘warrior mentality’.

Filed in: United States

Are we walking into a trap set by Islamic State?

Amnesia rules as the war to ‘ultimately destroy’ Islamic State begins. Vanessa Baird seeks alternatives.

Filed in: Middle East Politics Terrorism United States

Why is college so damned expensive?

As college tuition fees keep soaring, Mark Engler wonders what the future has in stake for him.

Filed in: Education United States

Michael Brown is not just another statistic

Ferguson protests are fuelled by anger at social and racial inequality, says Cristiana Moisescu.

Filed in: Class Race United States

The price of gold

Critic of the Canadian mining industry, Alain Deneault, talks to Richard Swift about the destructive nature of this sector.

Filed in: Canada Corporations Mining

Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race United States

Bring down the duke and bring up the collective

A dynamic group of cash-strapped US students have come up with a novel way to make ends meet, says George Lavender.

Filed in: Finance United States

Spinning gold: the ‘happy’ story of Canadian mining

What world are Goldcorp’s shareholders living in, wonders Emilie Teresa Smith as she sits in on their AGM.

Filed in: Canada Guatemala Mining

‘How did our community survive this?’

The Missing Children’s project is investigating the deaths and disappearances of aboriginal students who died in church-run schools. Janet Nicol reports.

Filed in: Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada)

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