New Internationalist

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Of friend and foe

Sustained by support from the outside, Brandon Astor Jones faces enemies daily within the prison walls.

Filed in: Prisons Race United States

Ending corporate rule

Can we find a way to loosen big business’s stranglehold on the US? asks Mark Engler.

Filed in: Activism Corporations United States

Help put BP on trial for gross deception!

A detective flashmob at the British Museum will expose Big Oil’s dirty secrets. Chris Garrard invites you to join in.

Filed in: Corporations England Oil United States

Prison as a place of healing

Death Row inmate Brandon Astor Jones asks the world to wake up to an enlightened approach to incarceration in Norway.

Filed in: Human Rights Norway Prisons United States

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: let's not work together

Obama has chosen the wrong issue on which to embrace collaboration, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Trade United States

Who are the real sociopaths in prison?

Look to the keepers, not the kept, says Brandon Astor Jones.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

Living with fracking

What’s it like to live next door to the fracking rigs? Six photographers spent two years in gas-rich Pennsylvania trying to find out. 

Filed in: Mining United States

We are prisoners, but we are human

A letter from death-row inmate Brandon Astor Jones complaining about demeaning treatment is still waiting for a response.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

What makes nonviolent movements explode?

Mark Engler and Paul Engler consider the strange alchemy of disruption and sacrifice.

Filed in: Activism Politics United States

Cosmopolis Toronto

Colin Boyd Shafer has been photographing Toronto’s multicultural life in a series dedicated to its worldwide inhabitants.

Filed in: Canada

Thaw at last – Cuba and the US get talking

This week’s announcement by Obama and Castro is momentous. But getting rid of the embargo is unlikely to be swift or easy, writes Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Cuba Politics Trade United States

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