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Why worker-led monitoring is needed to challenge electronic sweatshops

An alternative global strategy for the protection and promotion of workers’ human rights in ICT supply chains is emerging, writes David Foust Rodríguez.

Filed in: Human Rights Technology Work

Disabled people lead the fight against austerity

The resistance put up against the UK government’s cuts by Disabled People Against the Cuts can teach us many lessons, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Disability United Kingdom

Protectors vs pipelines

The native-led resistance at Standing Rock has emphasized environmentalism of a different complexion than is typically associated with ecological activism in the United States, writes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples United States

A 'lawless law' stifles dissent in Kashmir

Police in Kashmir are taking hundreds of protesters in administrative custody using the Public Safety Act, report Majid Maqbool and Wasim Khalid.

Filed in: Human Rights India Kashmir

The story behind the EZLN’s decision to enter Mexico’s presidential race

If their candidate wins, they’ll be the country’s first female president, but not the first indigenous person to hold the office. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mexico

Two decades of struggle: Mexico’s Indigenous Congress, in images

This year’s gathering became a celebration and a moment of soul searching for Mexico’s indigenous movement. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports in this photo gallery.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mexico

Ken Loach on 'I, Daniel Blake': what happens when people leave the cinema?

The media present poverty as the fault of the poor, Ken Loach tells Malcolm Lewis in this interview.

Filed in: Class Film

Trumping democracy

How can any women, any American woman vote for Trump? Mari Marcel Thekaekara asks.

Filed in: United States Women

Israel keeps Bilal Kayed in 'administrative detention'

The prisoner is the latest victim of Israel’s form of detention, which doesn’t entail charge nor trial, Noreen Sadik writes.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Toxic masculinity: what changed?

Pride in trivialising sexual violence needs to stop, now, writes Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Feminism Women

Ayotzinapa two years on: Mexican activists are exhausted, angry and united

To mark the second anniversary of the massacre, New Internationalist was on the ground in Mexico City, speaking with protesters demanding justice. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports in this photo essay.

Filed in: Society

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