What kind of world do we want to retire into?

Body:  As a new report exposes the billions of pounds invested in fossil fuels by UK local government pension funds, Platform’s Laurie Mompelat questions who we can trust with the future. undefined Environment Contributor:  Laurie Mompelat Doesn’t appear on front page Thumbnail image:  Deck/standfirst:   More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Have your say on improving press standards

Body:  The UK regulator IMPRESS is calling for evidence on press standards relating to discrimination, harassment, online journalism and other issues. press press freedom Doesn’t appear More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Why the coup is bad news for Myanmar’s ethnic minorities

Body:  Despite significant ongoing problems, life has changed for many minority communities since the military last ruled. Now those gains risk being lost, says Tina Burrett. Myanmar Myanmar Contributor:  Tina More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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Join the vanguard!

Join the vanguard New Internationalist is truly people-powered. Four years ago, thousands of you joined us as co-owners. Thanks to that amazing support we didn’t just survive, we thrived. There More...

By admin On Monday, February 15th, 2021
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Forest defenders under fire in Cambodia

Body:  Authorities in charge of protecting the massive Prey Lang forest in Northern Cambodia are intent on harassing environmental activists rather than nabbing illegal loggers. Mary Menton and Justine More...

By admin On Saturday, February 13th, 2021
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Myanmar’s internet shutdown

Body:  The recent post-coup wave of internet shutdowns and disruptions is an unsettling escalation of a global problem, writes Michael Caster. Myanmar Myanmar Contributor:  Michael Caster Doesn’t More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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A new frontier for UK coal?

Body:  Daniel Therkelsen of Coal Action Network looks at how plans for the mine made it this far and how local people are stepping up to fight it. coal United Kingdom coal Contributor:  Daniel More...

By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021
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Why are Indian farmers angry?

Body:  With the government trying out a variety of ploys to derail the mass movement, Indian farmers are determined to resist until their demands are met. Tarun Gidwani explains why they have been forced More...

By admin On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Cartoon history: Otto René Castillo

Body:  ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan revolutionary poet.  guatemala Cartoon History Guatemala Contributor:  ILYA Doesn’t More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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Could a Biden presidency end America’s ‘forever wars’?

Body:  Joe Biden is unlikely to scupper corporate-military interests of his own accord. It will take pressure from the grassroots, argues Andrew Smith. United States Obama United States Contributor:  Andrew More...