New Internationalist(ニューインターナショナリスト)英語版 発売日・バックナンバー

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Humanity adrift - Why refugees deserve better(人間性への挑戦 ― 難民への十分な人道的配慮を求めて)

Stories making the news this month
6 Catastrophic fires leave orangutans homeless in Indonesia
6 Malaysia’s creeping totalitarianism
7 Going vegan in Palestine
7 Introducing Bidhya Devi Bhandari
7 Welsh tax rebels unite
8 Putting poor Argentineans on the map
8 Corruption kills in Romania
9 A Kenyan Act without action
9 It’s a lottery
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Refugee crisis
10 Fight for the heart of Europe
The refugee crisis has put our humanity to the test. Can we rise to the challenge? asks Hazel Healy.

16 Global Refugee Crisis - THE FACTS

18 The Border Industry
Who is cashing in on keeping migrants out? Ruben Andersson reports on a security complex that generates its own demand.

20 ’How can you say no?’
Reem Haddad reports on how Christian Palestinians in Lebanon have welcomed Muslim refugees from Syria.

22 Solidarity knocks
A round-up of ordinary citizens’ support for refugees and migrants, from Indonesia to Mali.

24 The ’fear of not enough to go round’
When wealth is tied to birthplace, migration should not be surprising, says Bridget Anderson.

【Mixed Media】
31 Best of 2015
Films, books and music that made the grade this year.

32 Film reviews
The Assassin, directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Rams, directed by Grímur Hákonarson; This changes Everything, by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein.

33 Music reviews
Touristes by Vieux Farka Touré and Julia Easterlin; Vesevo by Vesevo.

34 Book reviews
Human Acts by Han Kang; Martin John by Anakana Schoeld; What’s Yours is Mine by Tom Slee; Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom in Peril by Paul Aarts and Carolien Roelants; Muted Modernists by Madawi Al-Rasheed.
PLUS Also out there...

28 Essay: the violence of nonviolent protest
Mark Boyle argues that the political landscape needs ’rewilding’ too.

30 Kate Smurthwaite : Doing grief properly.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

36 Mark Engler : A good moment to make a scene.

4 Letters
Ideological venom; short-sighted greed; and just some of the feedback from our COP21 Paris Hub.

5 Letter from Bangui
A sudden change in an employee’s health reveals hidden hardship to Ruby Diamonde.

26 Country Profile: Djibouti

38 And Finally
Dan Glazebrook talks to award-winning rapper and campaigner Akala about the myth of white supremacy.


10 economic myths that we need to junk(もうさようなら経済10の迷信)

Stories making the news this month
6 Colombia: is the FARC peace deal something to celebrate?
6 UN peacekeepers in disgrace
7 Mapuche refuse fracking in Argentina
7 Introducing Justin Trudeau
7 Saudi rights defenders, really?
8 Holding the line against ISIS in Iraq
8 In search of lost Indian soldiers
9 Good reasons to run from the Gambia
9 Wolves and boars galore in Chernobyl
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】10 Economic Myths
11 austerity - will it eventually bring about prosperity?
13 Deficit reduction - the only way out of a slump?
14 Taxing the rich - does it scare off investors?
16 Economic migrants - are they a burden?
18 VISUAL ‘I predict…’ When economists got it all wrong.
19 The private sector - more efficient than the private sector?
21 Fossil fuels - are they really cheaper than renewables?
22 Financial regulation - will it spell doom for banking?
24 organized labour - is it regressive?
25 Debt - must it always be repaid?
26 Growth - the be all and end all?

【Mixed Media】
32 Film reviews
Carol, directed by Todd Haynes; The Lesson, directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov.

33 Music reviews
From Sacred to Secular by Various artists; impredecible by bareto.

34 Book reviews
nocilla Dream by Augustin Fernandez Mallo; a Brief Stop on the Road from auschwitz by Goran
rosenberg; Smart Citizens, Smarter State by beth Simone Noveck.
PLUS also out there…including books on ISIS

31 Steve Parry
In the eye of a Twitter storm.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

37 Mark Engler
#ShellNo: the triumph of the Kayaktivists

4 Letters
Women-only spaces; White Helmets; and surburban squeeze.

5 Letter from Bangui
Ruby Diamonde dines with a man on a mission to wake up his people.

28 Country Profile:
North Korea

30 Southern Exposure
Karel Prinsloo photographs a patient vendor in Kenya’s Kibera slum.

36 Puzzle Page
PLUS: Marc Roberts’Only Planet cartoon.

38 And Finally
The system is rigged, but it can be changed, US-Iranian film director Ramin Bahrani tells Malcolm Lewis.

Paris climate summit - Heroes, villains and why there is still hope(パリの気候変動会合~英雄、悪人、まだ残る希望)

Stories making the news this month
6 Moment of truth for Balkan war crimes tribunal
6 Turning the screw in Cambodia
7 Gaza unliveable by 2020
7 Introducing Jeremy Corbyn
7 Lay off the pills
8 What is killing Central America’s sugarcane cutters?
8 Azerbaijan: free Khadija
9 Granny training in Lesotho
9 Carry-on up the Limpopo
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and
Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Paris Climate Summit
10 Forget Paris?
While politicians drag their feet at climate summits, Jess Worth and Danny Chivers find hope in unexpected places.

14 Views from inside the climate talks
Arguing over commas while the oceans rise: tales from past summits.

15 China’s climate transition
Is the world’s most populous country a climate villain or an environmental leader? Sam Geall investigates.

18 A Rebel’s Guide to Paris
Want to cause trouble for the polluters and procrastinators at Paris? John Jordan’s top tips for the discerning summit-crasher.

20 What’s on the table at Paris?
Which proposals should we praise, and which should we protest?

22 Still biting
Big Oil’s history of denial, delay and distortion is laid bare by Greg Muttitt.

24 ‘The real power is below’
Southern campaigners, trade unionists and grassroots organizers discuss Paris, and beyond.

36 A story of waiting
As Western Sahara marks 40 years of occupation, Dominik Sipinski listens to refugees tired of broken promises and dreams.

【Mixed Media】
32 Film reviews
Brooklyn, directed by John Crowley; The Black Panthers:Vanguard of the
Revolution, directed by Stanley Nelson.

33 Music reviews
Captain Hume’s Journey to India by Philippe Pierlot and Dhruba Ghosh; Rwanda Is My Home by The Good Ones.

34 Book reviews
Stealing the Future by Max Hertzberg; Stars between the Sun and Moon by Lucia Jang and Susan McClelland. Trans by Juliet Jacques; and Vanished by Ahmed Masoud.
PLUS Also out there…

28 Chris Coltrane How to make room for refugees.
PLUS Polyp’s Big Bad World.

31 Mark Engler Act against Amazon!

4 Letters
Policing identity; religious prejudice and Australia’s refugee shame.

5 Letter from Bangui
The city is getting a face-lift -- but not everyone will bene¬fit, writes Ruby Diamonde.

26 Country Profile: El Salvador

29 Essay
Hal Niedzviecki considers the case against the future.

38 And Finally
Author Susan Abulhawa on healing trauma, the violence of occupation and why women’s voices are sidelined in Palestine.

The transgender revolution(トランスジェンダー革命と私たちの解放について)

Stories making the news this month
6 Under-mining global giant Vedanta
6 Spain’s radical housing fix
7 Life after rape in DRC
7 Introducing Pierre Nkurunziza
7 US victims of Agent Orange
8 Amnesty’s sex scandal
8 Defying the king of Swaziland
9 Hungary’s razor-wire welcome
9 Asia-Pacific trade deal talks stall
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Transgender
10 The trans revolution
It’s about basic human rights -- and relinquishing fixed ideas that are doing harm, argues Vanessa Baird.

15 9 seriously easy things to do… to support trans people
Advice from CN Lester.

16 Where the children lead
Marti Abernathey tackles the fraught issue of how best to help trans kids.

18 Transgender -- the facts

20 Staying alive
Murder rates of trans people are high -- but highest in Brazil.
Amanda Palha gets to grips with transphobia.

23 I am what I am
Eight people -- and their experiences -- from around the world.

26 Ma vie en jaune
Jennie Kermode on being intersex.

27 Action
Groups and resources.

30 A Mars bar from Tommy Chocolate
How is money -- and debt -- created? The answer, says Peter Stalker, may surprise you.

【Mixed Media】
32 Film reviews
99 Homes, directed by Ramin Bahrani; A Girl at My Door, directed by July Jung.

33 Music reviews
Ya Balad by Bachar Mar-Khalife; Try To Be Hopeful by The Spook School.

34 Book reviews
The Underground by Hamid Ismailov; The New Threat by Jason Burke; The Wikileaks Files by Wikileaks; and America’s Dreyfus by Joan Brady.
PLUS Also out there…

37 Kate Smurthwaite
Down with love.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

4 Letters
Syrian tragedy; alternatives to capitalism; and shadowy co-ops.

5 Letter from Bangui
Giving a voice to the voiceless, Ruby Diamonde’s friend Tatiana is an inspiration.

28 Country Profile:

36 Southern Exposure
Daniel Patino Flor from Ecuador captures a moment of relaxation on Santay Island.

38 And Finally
Stories, silences and songs -- Ethiopian musician Meklit Hadero talks to Graeme Green.

Syria’s good guys(立ち上がったシリア人による市民活動の今)

Stories making the news this month
6 Fed up with corruption in Guatemala
6 Europe’s toxic lobby
7 Abortion by drone in Poland
7 Introducing Selahattin Demirtas
7 Dutch basic income trialled
8 Kalpana’s Warriors rise
8 The unstoppable water revolution
9 Malawi’s $43m tax dodge
9 King coal up in smoke
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Syria
10 A resilient revolution
Nonviolent activists are holding out in Syria, despite the destruction. Do not abandon them, says Daniel Adamson.

13 Is anybody out there?
ISIS’ savagery must not blind us to the bravery of civil-society activists, says Hania Mourtada.

14 Syrian conflict--the facts

16 Free Mazen Darwish
Salman Rushdie pays homage to the pioneering media activist imprisoned since 2012.

17 ‘I love you, and you love 20 million people’
Yara Badr, Darwish’s wife, says she always knew she’d have to share him with the rest of Syria.

18 Bravery’s edge
Daniel Adamson profiles four little-known men and women who are risking their lives to build a democratic Syria.

20 Singing in the kingdom of silence
A tour of Syria’s creative output in the early days of the uprising and ongoing cultural resistance.

24 Rushing towards death
An interview with Raed Saleh, head of the fearless White Helmets rescue squad.

26 What do Syrians want?
The story of how Rafif Jouejati organized a survey in a warzone, and the answers she got.

30 Calling time on the MDGs
No development process succeeds without the participation of those it targets, argues Maggie Black.

【Mixed Media】
32 Film reviews
Theeb, directed by Naji Abu Nowar; and 45 Years, directed by Andrew Haigh.

33 Music reviews
Resistance, by Souljazz Orchestra; and Amores Pasados, by John Potter and Others.

34 Book reviews
Now and at the Hour of our Death by Susana Moreira Marques; Kill Chain by Andrew Cockburn; The Body Snatcher by Patrícia Melo; and The Seven Good Years by Etgar Keret.
PLUS Also out there…

37 Mark Engler
Team Obama cashes in.

4 letters

5 Letter from Bangui
Help is at hand when Ruby Diamonde is involved in an accident.

28 Country Profile: Mali

36 Making Waves
Rajendra Singh is reviving Indian villages through traditional rainwater

38 And Finally
Comedian, activist and author Mark Thomas talks dissent, tax and people power.

Capitalism - A guide to viable alternatives(資本主義のオルタナティブを求めて)

Stories making the news this month
6 Colombia: resistance is fatal
6 Rana Plaza victory in Bangladesh
7 Stop forced closures in Australia
7 Introducing Julius Malema
7 Crack a squat for migrants in Greece
8 Peruvian monkey puzzle solved
8 Drift away from pacifism in Japan
9 Norway’s divestment glory
9 And the worst TNC in New Zealand is…
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Alternatives to capitalism
10 Capitalism’s stormy sea
Richard Swift begins his journey through the alternatives to capitalism by looking at the nature of the beast they seek to oppose.

12 The people’s flag is deep and red
How have socialism and social democracy worked as alternatives?

15 The anarchist impulse
Anarchism is rarely taken seriously but its libertarian principles are still vital.

18 Eco-divide: this changes everything
Why the environmental crisis is as much a challenge to the Left as it is to the Right.

20 ENDGAME: the age-old struggle played out as chess.

22 Pathways & possibilities
Utopianism of the spirit; a democratic commons; a continent turns left; a reciprocal economy.

27 What should we stand for?

30 Safe but not free
Valeska Hovener and Marielle van Uitert hear how two Afghan women who have fled family abuse are learning to move on.

【Mixed Media】
32 film reviews
Toronto Hot Docs Festival special, including They Will Have To Kill Us First, directed by Johanna Schwartz; and The Amina Profile, directed by Sophie Deraspe.

34 Music reviews
The Iqrit Files by Checkpoint 303; and Xaos by Xaos.

35 Book reviews
The Kindness of Enemies by Leila Aboulela; S.N.U.F.F. by Victor Pelevin; and Syria Burning by Charles Glass.

36 Also out there…
PLUS: Open Window with guest cartoonist Osama Hajjaj from Jordan.

4 Letters
Professing aethism; free speech; and banking hypocrisy.

5 Letter from Bangui
Money may be in short supply, but mangos are definitely not, discovers Ruby Diamonde.

28 Country Profile: Panama

37 Making Waves
Exiled Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is using social media to challenge Iran’s compulsory hijab law. Lucinda Homa Gray meets her.

38 And Finally
Diane Ghogomu talks to Susana Baca, the awardwinning singer-songwriter who has dedicated her life to getting recognition for her marginalized Afro-Peruvian community.

Fundamentalism: Power, politics and persuasion(原理主義:その権力、政治、魅惑)

Stories making the news this month
6 Cementing Gaza’s suffering
6 Sami’s diamond win
7 Change postponed in Togo
7 Introducing Muhammadu Buhari
7 Awards for bigots in Malaysia
8 Canada’s open wound
8 Solar comes to Shatila
9 Global frack-down in Basque Country
9 Thai seafood slaves
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Fundamentalism
10 The lure of the dead-end
How do oppressive ideologies take hold despite the devastation they cause? Dinyar Godrej looks behind the news headlines.

15 Take your pick
Ziauddin Sardar on the various fundamentalisms on offer in Pakistan.

18 Captive to their own myths
The upsurge of Hindu nationalism in India, by Urvashi Butalia.

21 The miseducation of Jonny Scaramanga
His escape from fundamentalist schooling.

22 The anti-gay gospel
How foreign funds amplify hate in Uganda, by Patience Akumu.

24 Worshippers of the Almighty Invisible Hand
Robert W Parenteau’s satirical look at true believers in the‘free market’.

28 the Arctic carve-up
Could the next ‘cold’ war be a battle for control of the rapidly melting polar circle? Kyla Mandel reports.

30 Dirty games
Azerbaijan will be showing its friendly face this month as it hosts the European Games. But it’s what is going on behind the scenes that is important, argue Emma Hughes and James Marriott.

【Mixed Media】
34 Music reviews
From Kinshasa by Mbongwana Star; Delone by Sacri Cuori.

35 Film reviews
The tribe, directed by Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; The Supreme Price, directed by Joanna Lipper.

36 Book reviews
Don’t Try This At Home by Angela Readman; How Politics Makes Us Sick by Ted Schrecker and Clare Bambra; The Whale House by Sharon Millar; Headscarves and Hymens by Mona Eltahawy.
PLUS: Also out there…

33 Kate Smurthwaite
A sharp kick in the ballots.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

4 Letters
Printing money; the IQ myth; Iron Man inspiration.

5 Letter from Bangui
Education means learning your rights, not just how to write, says Ruby Diamonde.

26 Country Profile: Burma

32 Making Waves
Bahraini activist Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja smiles in the face of adversity.

38 And Finally
Subi Shah talks to writer and activist Farrukh Dhondy about his time in the Black Panther Movement, multicultural TV and washing his own clothes.

Global banking(銀行危機はどこへ)

Stories making the news this month
6 Nicaragua’s canal controversy
6 Leviathan challenged in Israel
7 Violence flares in West Papua
7 Introducing Arvind Kejriwal
7 US girls get radical
8 Bangladesh: a death allowed
8 Paranoid empire
9 Dancing with big oil in Peru
9 Life-saving rats
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】The Banks
10 The big bank boondoggle
Big private banks have been resurrected by the crisis they caused. David Ransom suggests there’s no greater folly than repeating the same mistake and expecting a different outcome.

12 Jargon Buster
Some terms you’d maybe rather not need to know.

16 The FACTS - Banks

18 Shadow over China
Jack Rasmus reports on the world’s creditor, increasingly engulfed by ‘shadow’ banks.

20 Rachel’s rocket and the risk factory
A cautionary tale, illustrated by Kate Charlesworth.

22 Too big to jail
Whistleblower Ian Taplin wonders what became of the rule of law.

23 Tipping the TTIP
The financial lobby plugging the latest free-trade deal, discussed with Kenneth Haar.

24 Getting away with murder
Susan George tells a story that’s beyond belief.

27 ACTION – What you can do

32 War nerves
Daiva Repeckaite reports on the rise of all things military in Lithuanian society.

【Mixed Media】
34 Music reviews
Ghosts & Graffiti by Thea Gilmore; and Never Were the Way She Was by Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld.

35 Film reviews
Phoenix, directed by Christian Petzold; and The Falling, directed by Carol Morley.

36 Book reviews
My Documents by Alejandro Zambra; Artwash by Mel Evans; Can Non-Europeans Think? by Hamid Dabashi; Chasing the Scream by Johann Hari.
PLUS: Also out there…

31 Mark engler
Can the world endure another Bush - or Clinton?

4 Letters
Irrational hopes, unintelligent science and why wind turbines aren’t all good.

5 Letter from Bangui
The role and influence of traditional leaders is often underestimated by international agencies, writes Ruby Diamonde.

28 Country Profile: Cote D’Ivoire

30 Big Bad World
Gaia laments her children’s shortsightedness in a one-page cartoon special from Polyp.

38 And Finally
Human rights activist Peter Tatchell has seen - and suffered - a lot in his decades of campaigning. But, he tells Cristiana Moisescu, he still believes in forgiveness.

Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable?(モンサントの支配から逃れられるのか?)

Stories making the news this month
6 Indigenous eviction resisted in Ecuador
6 TTIP: we are winning!
7 Post-Ebola, schools reopen
7 Introducing Alexis Tsipras
7 Refugees at risk in Kenya
8 Victory for autonomy in Syria
8 DR Congo’s electoral cliffhanger
9 Illegal dam blockaded in Chile
9 Armenian genocide remembered
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】Monsanto
10 Total control
Monsanto has a mission. But where will it lead the rest of us? Vanessa Baird begins this month’s investigation into one of the world’s most powerful and hated corporations.

15 The FACTS - Monsanto and Co

16 Is Monsanto on the side of science?
Claire Robinson looks at what has happened to scientists who dare to say GM foods are not safe.

18 Towards an understanding of the psychopathy of patient Monsanto
‘Patient Monsanto’ is analysed by Jason Louv.

21 The farmer’s friend
Are farmers benefiting from growing GM crops, as Monsanto claims? Dionne Bunsha investigates.

22 The People vs Monsanto
Around the world people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.


30 Growing upside down
For thousands of Peruvian children, daily life means working to help feed the family. Fernando Del Berro meets one of them.

【Mixed Media】
34 Film reviews
the Dark Horse, directed by James Napier Robertson; Blind, directed by Eskil Vogt.

35 Music reviews
The Reason Why Vol 2 by Goran Kajfes’ Subtropic Arkestra; Ba Power, by Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba.

36 Book reviews
The Racket by Matt Kennard; The Four Books by Yan Lianke;
The Spice Box Letters by Eve Makis; The Adventure of the
Busts of Eva Peron by Carlos Gamerro.
PLUS: Also out there…

29 Mark Engler
Is there a pathway to ending corporate rule in America?

33 Chris Coltrane
Cosying up to the Saudis.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

4 Letters
Desert dream; Africans cut off; and a call to irreverence.

5 Letter from Bangui
Ruby Diamonde witnesses the pain of a community that can’t go home.

26 Country Profile: Malawi

28 Southern exposure
Photographer Jannatul Mawa closes the distance between housewives and housemaids in Bangladesh.

38 And Finally
Kuwaiti journalist and novelist Saud Alsanousi talks to Graeme Green about the Gulf region’s appetite for change.

Renewable energy(再生可能エネルギー)

Stories making the news this month
6 Sundarbans spill in Bangladesh
6 Fishy goings-on in Europe
7 Western Sahara: rubbing salt in the wound
7 Introducing Beji Caid Essebsi
7 Green Muslims grow
8 Indian barefoot lawyers bring rape justice
8 NGOs under fire in Kenya
9 Ethiopian men tackle gender inequality
9 Femwash most foul
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】The great green energy grab
10 Whose renewable future?
Author and activist Danny Chivers on why we shouldn’t let big business muscle in on renewables, and how to build a democratic clean energy future.

12 The FACTS - renewable energy

16 From best to worst
Inspiring examples of democratic, renewable energy - and also how not to do it.

19 ACTION - what you can do and where to start

20 Desertec: clean energy colonialism
Desert solar plants planned for North Africa are just another exploitative resource grab, argues Hamza Hamouchene.

22 Why the war on wind?
Surveys tell us that the public love wind power, so why do certain countries see such fierce campaigns against it? Helle Abelvik-Lawson investigates.

24 Power to the people?
Community micro-grids, government-controlled energy, or both? Aldo Orellana Lopez, Dr Lawrence Jones and Pujarini Sen thrash out the options for getting clean energy to the people who need it.

28 Too great a toll
Migration offers an escape from poverty - but the reality for many Indonesians is very different. Michael Malay reports from West Java.

32 Race science rears its ugly head
Racism disguised as academic research must be robustly challenged, argues Gavin Evans.

【Mixed Media】
34 Music reviews
War Is a Wound, Peace Is a Scar, by Hanoi Masters; Convoque seu Buda by Criolo.

35 Film reviews
Dreamcatcher, directed by Kim Longinotto; Love is All, directed by Kim Longinotto; Still Alice, directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland.

36 Book reviews
Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera; The Radical Imagination by Max Haiven and Alex Khasnabish; Sex in China by Elaine Jeffreys with Haiqing Yu; Dear Leader by Jang Jin-sung.
PLUS: Also out there…

30 Kate Smurthwaite
Abortion wars on brand new shores.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

31 Mark Engler
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: let’s not work together.

4 Letters
Deaf people denied; oil spells trouble; and our devastating lust for gold.

5 Letter from Bangui
The charming city is coming back to life, but only for some, says Ruby Diamonde.

26 Country Profile: Romania

38 And Finally
Algerian author Mohammed Moulessehoul tells Graeme Green why he writes under his wife’s name of Yasmina Khadra, and why he ran for president.

Democracy in the digital era(デジタル時代のデモクラシー)

Stories making the news this month
6 Life goes on with leprosy in Nepal
6 ‘We are all Ayotzinapa’
7 Prison for police in Tunisia
7 Introducing Klaus Iohannis
7 Lebanese migrant families ripped apart
8 Seniors take on climate change
8 Colombians displaced by blood and fire
9 Battling for green space in Turkey
9 Time for an oil change in Oman?
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】
Democracy in the digital era
10 Democracy in the digital era
Activist and Icelandic Pirate Party MP Birgitta Jonsdottir on what we can do and the tools we can all use to strengthen democracy and make it real.

15 ACTION – ways, means and contacts

16 The FACTS – democracy in the digital era

18 More noise than signal
Micah L Sifry assesses the political limits of social media.

20 Dreams of freedom, dreams of domination
How the internet got colonized, by Jillian C York.

21 Tread softly in cyberspace
Dunja Mijatovic makes the case for light-touch regulation.

22 Everywhere in chains
Investigative journalist Nick Davies on the myth of press freedom.

23 Privacy vs transparency
Not necessarily opposed, argues Sunil Abraham.

24 Mind your own business
Privacy International’s Eric King on resisting surveillance.

25 A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace
John Perry Barlow’s visionary 1996 statement.

28 The dictator and the popstar How General Pinochet Inadvertently helped create Chile’s thriving music scene. By Anne Hoffman.

【Mixed Media】
33 The best of 2014

34 Film reviews
I Am Yours, directed by Iram Haq; Pelo Malo (Bad Hair), directed by Mariana Rondon.

35 Music reviews
Akory by Razia Said; Sobre Noites e Dias by Lucas Santtana.

36 Book reviews
The Alphabet of Birds by SJ Naude; The Shifts and the Shocks by Martin Wolf; How To Speak Money by John Lanchester; Don’t Even Think About It by George Marshall.
PLUS: Also out there…

30 Mark Engler

32 Steve Parry
Life behind the curtain.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

4 Letters
Charities can’t be revolutionaries; tackling Big Oil; and what ‘free speech’ looks like in the US.

5 Letter from Bangui
Peacekeeping without peacebuilding is doomed to fail, says Ruby Diamonde.

26 Country Profile:
Dominican Republic

31 Southern Exposure
Pondering the future in Cameroon, by photographer Jean-Pierre Kepseu.

38 And Finally
‘We can change the world–but music can’t,’ Billy Bragg tells Louise Gray.

The NGO chargesheet(NGOへの疑問)

Stories making the news this month
6 TV’s transgender trendsetter
6 Organized acts of kindness
7 Russia’s unseen casualties
7 London’s tarpaulin revolution
7 Re-introducing… Evo Morales
8 Syrian art and soul
8 Women protected in Egypt
9 Mine shafted in Canada
9 Elusive justice after Bhopal
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】
Non-Governmental Organizations
10 NGOs – do they help?
There are more NGOs today than ever; some are bigger than ever. Yet, discovers Dinyar Godrej, questions persist about their role.

14 The company they keep
Big NGOs and big corporations – Ian Brown finds they are getting a bit too close.

16 Aiding and abetting
Cartoonist Polyp’s satirical take on field work.

18 Evicted by charity
The green imperialism of some conservation charities, by Sophie Pritchard.

20 Contested territory
Accused by the government of stalling development and by critics on the Left of not being radical enough, NGOs in India are facing many challenges. Dionne Bunsha reports.

23 What is the right response to the Ebola crisis?
MSF respond to charges against the way they operate in Sierra Leone.

24 The unwelcome return of development pornography John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

28 Is this your fingerprint? Do you recognize it?
Strange goings-on in the trial of indigenous protesters accused of killing police in Bagua. Roxana Olivera reports from the Peruvian Amazon.

【Mixed Media】
34 Music reviews
Silk & Stone by Amira Medunjanin; Lament by Einsturzende Neubauten.

35 Film reviews
Citizenfour directed by Laura Poitras; We Are The Giant directed by Greg Barker; Winter Sleep directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

36 Book reviews
The Drum Tower by Farnoosh Moshiri; The Final Charge by Dawood Ali McCallum; The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck; They Can’t Represent Us! by Marina Sitrin and Dario Azzellini.
PLUS: Also out there…

30 Essay
Jeremy Seabrook considers the myths of radicalization.

33 Mark Engler
Seize the spirit of 1989.

4 Letters
Doing it ourselves to end the oil age; stop belittling men.

5 Letter from Bangui
Ruby Diamonde escapes the city and delights in the beauty of the rainforest.

26 Country Profile: Chad

32 Making Waves
Sofi Lundin meets Catherine Hamlin, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and doctor extraordinaire.

38 And Finally
Best-selling author Elif Shafak on Twitter, Turkey and making peace with her fears.

Big Oil RIP?(石油時代終わりの始まり)

Stories making the news this month
6 A place to feel free in Chechnya
6 Chile’s agitating students
7 Women on board in India
7 Norwegian ¬ ords at risk
7 Introducing Frank Bainimarama
8 Guatemala: where are the disappeared?
8 Poverty breeds disease
9 Prying plumbers in Britain
9 Killing without counting
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone
and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】
Big Oil RIP?
10 Ending the oil age
Change is coming. The dominance of the ‘oil majors’ is being assailed from all sides. Jess Worth examines whether growing pressure for divestment, disruption and alternatives can knock Big Oil off its perch.

15 Action to end the oil age
Wherever you are, there’s something you can do.

16 A year of oil resistance
Success stories from around the world.

18 Big Oil’s looming bubble
Investors are starting to wonder whether oil’s such a good bet, reveals Jeremy Leggett.

20 The spirit of Saro-Wiwa rises
Twenty years after the execution of their leader, the Ogoni people are rebelling once more, with protests, blockades, lawsuits and international support. Patrick Naagbanton reports from the frontline.

23 My spy
Why did an oil company go to such lengths to monitor Jess Worth’s activism? Perhaps we are more powerful than we think.

28 A deeper pain
The daily reality of life in Gaza creates unseen psychological scars, writes psychiatrist Samah Jabr.

30 Rocking the boat
Graeme Green talks to author and activist Naomi Klein about why global warming is a political issue.

【Mixed Media】
34 Music reviews
Animism by Tanya Tagaq; Spirit of Malombo by Julian Bahula.

35 Film reviews
The Overnighters, directed by Jesse Moss; The Imitation Game, directed by Morten Tyldum.

36 Book reviews
By Night the Mountain Burns, by Juan Tomas Avila Laurel; Inequality and the 1% by Danny Dorling; Assata by Assata Shakur; and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate by Naomi Klein.
PLUS: Also out there…

33 Kate Smurthwaite
So much for free speech…
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

4 Letters
The ills of gold; man-hating feminists; and more on Mother Teresa.
PLUS: I’m a New Internationalist.

5 Letter from Bangui
It’s hard to trust official sources of information, so CAR’s citizens are desperate for the truth, discovers Ruby Diamonde.

26 Country Pro¬file: Turkey

32 Making Waves
Afghan photo-journalist Barat Ali Batoor tells Michelle Slater about using his own experience of asylum to help others.

38 And Finally
‘Africa isn’t all refugee camps and windswept savannahs’. Nigerian author and journalist Dayo Olopade on the future of the Bright Continent.

The New Cuba─Sell-out to capitalism or socialist update?

Stories making the news this month
6 Troubled waters in Australia
6 Spain’s homeless fonts
7 Outlobbying the rich in the US
7 Malaysia’s transgender challenge
7 Introducing Pablo Iglesias Turrion
8 Albinism myths persist in Tanzania
8 Protecting pacifism in Japan
9 After the virus in West Africa
9 Encoding language
PLUS: 20 years ago in New Internationalist, Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】
The New Cuba
10 A new Cuba in the making
The communist island is opening up for business. Vanessa Baird begins an investigation into what’s going on – and what it means.

12 Winners and losers
The streets are alive with micro-enterprise. Who benefits?

15 Making space
Inching towards a free media and political choice – or not.

17 The ‘shame’ of pale and male
Sexism and racism get official recognition.

19 ‘Sex is too important to me’
How life has changed for LGBT people.

20 Cuba’s big bet
It sounds perverse, but in the shadow of the US embargo Cuba is building a gigantic port and free trade zone…

23 ‘Our main crop is hope’
Meet Cuba’s highly successful organic farmers. Why are they getting short shrift, when the country needs more home-grown food?

26 Future conditional
Expect the unexpected. Concluding thoughts – and a look ahead.

30 Madness on the Mekong
A series of proposed dams in Southeast Asia could trigger a food crisis, reports Tom Fawthrop.

【Mixed Media】
34 Film reviews
Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus; Still the Enemy Within, directed by Owen Gower.

35 Music reviews
Film of Life by Tony Allen; Voice + Vision by Various Artists.

36 Book reviews
The Jihadis Return by Patrick Cockburn; The Establishment by Owen Jones; The Last Wave by Pankaj Sekhsaria; Lila by Marilynne Robinson.

33 Steve Parry
Swimming with Tories.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

4 Letters
Sensationalist headlines; perpetuating the ‘blame the victim’ syndrome; and too much testosterone?
PLUS: I’m a New Internationalist.

5 Letter from Bangui
Are aid workers actually improving things in CAR? wonders Ruby Diamonde.

28 Country Profile: Mexico

38 And Finally
Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor talks to Chris Brazier about winning
this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing.

The absurdity of gold(もう金を買うのはやめよう)

Stories making the news this month
6 Children swept up in Egyptian repression
6 Solomon Islands’ environmental tussle
7 Lost identities
7 Censorship resurgent in Serbia
7 Introducing Joko Widodo
8 Swedish far-right power bid
8 Migrant-baby court battle in Australia
9 Burmese monks’ assault on interfaith love
9 The big Greek beach sell-out
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by cartoonist Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be Cheerful.

【The Big Story】
10 Stop the gold rush
The value we place on this yellow metal is absurd - and dangerous, argues Richard Swift.

14 Gold - the facts

15 Churning up the cloud forest
Roxana Olivera on a Peruvian community’s struggles to defend its rights against a mining corporation’s dirty tricks.

16 The myth of ethical gold
Certification schemes notwithstanding, clean gold is a bit of a scam, says Stephanie Boyd.

18 A tale of two Indias
How sinking cash into gold is rocking the country’s economy and deepening the wealth divide, by Jaideep Hardikar.

20 A 10-step plan to end gold addiction

22 View from the ridge
Jewellery designer Jane Theobald’s meditation on the true price of the shiny stuff.

24 Bunker economics
Philip Pilkington on the delusion of worshipping the gold standard.

28 An indivisible and living whole, from the mountains to the sea
In New Zealand, one river now has the legal rights of a person. By Jen Wilton.

【Mixed Media】
34 Film reviews
Mystery Road, directed by Ivan Sen; Two Days, One Night, directed by Jean-
Pierre and Luc Dardenne.

35 Music reviews
Bloody Rain by Sarah-Jane Morris; The Island of Dr Electrico by The Bombay Royale.

36 Book reviews
S Street Rising by Ruben Castaneda; Nowhere People by Paulo Scott; How to be Alone by Sara Maitland; Adventures in the Anthropocene by Gaia Vince.
PLUS: Also out there…

32 Chris Coltrane
Buy a share in the fun.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.

33 Mark Engler
Why is college so damned expensive?

4 Letters

5 Letter from Bangui
Ruby Diamonde finds herself in a town with deep scars and an uncertain future.

26 Country Profile: Mauritania

29 Making Waves: Desmond D’Sa Veronique Mistiaen meets the South African environmental justice crusader.

30 Southern Exposure Special Co-founder Shahidul Alam looks back at 25 years of the groundbreaking Drik photo agency, and rediscovers some iconic images.

38 And Finally
Comedian and activist Josie Long tells Jo Lateu about her passion for social justice and extols the joy of cold-sea swimming.

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