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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

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

Photo from the relaunch issue of New Internationalist

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

The front cover of New Internationalist’s redesigned September magazine

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

Nour Sokhon by Myriam Boulos

Louise Gray turns her attention to the anti-slavery musical activism of Tse Tse Fly Middle East.

Protesters chant slogans during the demonstration. Farmers of various states of the country marched on the street in support of the farmers  who are protesting against the central government's new farmer's agricultural laws. (Photo by Pradeep Gaur / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

With the government trying out a variety of ploys to derail the mass movement, Indian farmers are determined to resist until...

ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan revolutionary poet. 

ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan...

Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States during the Inauguration Day ceremony held at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, 2021. Credit: Oliver Contreras/Sipa USA

Joe Biden is unlikely to scupper corporate-military interests of his own accord. It will take pressure...

Last profiled in April 1983, Namibia’s now younger electorate is calling for jobs and land justice amid a Covid-19-induced...

This is 1984, the first women’s march in Southall to protest against violence against women, particularly one woman – Krishna Sharma, who had taken her life after facing violence from her husband and in-laws. The protesters’ slogan was: ‘They call it suicide, we call it murder’ and they demonstrated outside the family’s house, a tactic borrowed from the Indian women’s movement. Credit: SBS

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Rahila Gupta examines the roots of, and argues the case for, ‘political blackness’.

Wafa Ali Mustafa holds up a picture of her father during a demonstration on the  International Day of the Disappeared, at Alexanderplatz, Berlin. Credit: Ahmad Kalaji

The families of the disappeared are not giving up their search until they have answers. Jan-Peter Westad ...

A graphic snapshot of world peacekeeping trends from Dan Smith.

An ingenious agroforestry farming system, which combines trees, shrubs and crops is practiced throughout Ethiopia’s lush southern highlands. OLIVIER BOURGUET/ALAMY

Tesfa-Alem Tekle showcases the unique agroforestry system that sustains communities in Ethiopia’s southern...

January 6, 2021, Rioters attempt to enter break in to the Capitol building through the front doors. (Credit Image: � Lev Radin/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire)

The storming of Capitol Hill sent shock waves around the world. But democracy-subverting, coup-fomenting US presidents are...

It might reverse the UN’s order of holiness, Vanessa Baird finds.

When thousands of genetically identical birds are stacked together – like these chickens on a farm in France – there are no immunological firebreaks to stop the spread of disease. GETTY IMAGES

Rob Wallace connects industrialized farming to the emergence of ever more deadly pathogens.

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Palestinian activist Iyad el-Baghdadi, a leading intellectual of the Arab Spring, talks fighting...


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