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Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

Photo from the relaunch issue of New Internationalist

It's finally here. Issue 515, the relaunch magazine, has officially landed!

The front cover of New Internationalist’s redesigned September magazine

The making of #NI515: why we went for Tim Hetherington’s portrait from Liberia as the relaunch cover for the redesigned...

frightening erosion of human personality at the heart of the problem.

As growth-driven consumer culture spurs on planetary destruction, why don’t we spring into action? Psychologist John...

On Human Rights Day, migrant rights activists have been convicted under anti-terror...

Why is it so easy for governments to ignore this much-feted document? TJ Coles analyzes the British case...

A forced disappearance victim from Guadalajara

More than 37,000 people in Mexico are currently declared missing – seen as neither dead nor alive. Carlos Heras...

As climate talks kick off in Poland, five campaigners give their take on the UK’s newest direct-action...

What does Tumblr's decision mean for those who rely on the site as one of the only sexually permissible online spaces?...

The Chinese waste ban is giving the global recycling industry an enormous headache. ... Beijing has last year banned the imports of 24 varieties of solid waste, including types of plastic and unsorted paper.

Adam Liebman explains why we need a less rosy notion of what actually happens to our recycling.

Caught in the crossfire of state repression and guerilla fighters, Adivasi inhabitants of India’s ‘red...

Nick Dowson highlights the issues up for debate, obstacles to negotiations and where all this leaves the...

People take part in a smudging ceremony organised by the First Nations Indigenous Warriors and the American Indian Movement on the Cote First Nation, near the town of Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada, August 6, 2017. Smudging is a common practice among some indigenous peoples in North America and is believed to cleanse a person or place of negative energy. REUTERS/Zachary Prong

The shocking eugenicist policies can be seen as attempted cultural genocide, argues Jaipreet Virdi

Spix's Macaw bird from the hit film 'Rio' is now extinct.

Nele Marien explains the scale and cost of financial lobbying against biodiversity efforts....

Lebanon’s trash  #StopTheBurning campaign last week after it was revealed that staff at the landfills had been instructed to burn the vast amounts of garbage leftover by the 2015 crisis.

The mismanagement of Lebanon’s trash has brought citizens onto the streets – and the latest plans are also stoking outrage....

Alessio Perrone reports on a new campaign of seizing ad space to impose powerful...

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