New Internationalist

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What makes nonviolent movements explode?

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

Filed in: Activism Politics United States

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

The JFK assassination, Cuba policy and Operation Mongoose

As the anniversary of the president’s death comes round again, why has the crime of the century remained unsolved? asks Youssef El Gingihy.

Filed in: Cuba Politics United States

The ‘Smelly Poo Index’ on banking fraud

Fed up with all the scandal, Ian Taplin has devised a unique way of rating the banking baddies.

Filed in: England Finance Politics United States

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

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

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