News and Opinion Magazines 9 issues, 9 articles
Explores world issues and the relationships between the worl.'s rich and poor. Advocates for ethical governing in developing nations and communities. Presents in-depth coverage of a given topic, interviews with grassroots activists, book and music reviews
No. 453, June
US Denies Safe Haven to Mexico's Drug War RefugeesRead preview Overview
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 20 JUNE WORLD REFUGEE DAY The war on drugs has evolved from a tough-sounding metaphor into a real armed conflict. Mexicans are starting to move in search of safety, seeking refuge both at home and abroad. There is...
No. 452, May
Happy Meals[TM] for Victims of Stop and SearchRead preview Overview
McDonald's partnered with New York police recently to offer free food to people stopped by the City's Finest three times and released without charge. Or so it seemed. The so-called 'Three strikes, You're in!' vouchers convinced McDonald's staff, at...
No. 446, October
Let's End Corruption-Starting with Wall StreetRead preview Overview
It's a favourite conservative ploy in the development debate: blame poverty on corruption. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] When explaining why countries in the Global South face stark levels of inequality and deprivation, you just say it's due to a common...
No. 441, April
Activists Make Themselves HeardRead preview Overview
1-30 APRIL CORPORATE AGM SEASON This month will see a flurry of major corporate Annual General Meetings (AGMs). While company directors busily hone their patter in preparation for facing their shareholders, activists are gearing up to make the...
No. 438, December
Voters Face a Hobson's ChoiceRead preview Overview
19 DECEMBER BELARUS ELECTIONS The country nicknamed 'the last dictatorship in Europe' is playing elections again. It seems certain that Alexandr Lukashenka, known as Batka ('Daddy'), will add another four years to the 16 he's already had in power....
No. 436, October
Nestled in Controversy: International Nestle-Free Week Takes Place from 25 to 31 October. Ian Fitzpatrick Looks Back at the Boycott and Explains Why Challenging the Aggressive Marketing of Babymilk Formula Is Still So ImportantRead preview Overview
In August 1973, New Internationalist published an interview with leading child nutrition experts who talked of a 'worrying swing away from breastfeeding" in favour of commercial breast-milk substitutes. The 'Baby Food Tragedy' article, along with a...
No. 429, January-February
No. 428, December
No. 421, April
Bulldozed Lives: World Bank Project Leaves Families HomelessRead preview Overview
Many consider the village of Jale to be one of the most beautiful hamlets on Albania's Riviera. Two authors of children's books who come from the area have often featured its deep-blue waters and sandy beaches, giving this coastal village on the Ionian...