New Internationalist

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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)

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

Hart Island, New York's secret graveyard

Gone but not forgotten - family members are campaigning for access to the city’s burial ground, reports Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: Prisons United States

Winner takes all – Obama gets his way in the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reflects on a very one-sided state visit by the US President.

Filed in: Military Philippines Politics United States

What the Abu Ghraib images really tell us about war

US soldiers who posed next to hooded inmates in the Baghdad prison 10 years ago revealed the ‘banality of evil’, explains Sean Willcock.

Filed in: Iraq Military North America Violence

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