For our 400th edition, the NI unfurls a tapestry of ideas and activism from the Majority World. Engaged with the here and now in order to build for a better future, burnishing hope amid downturns and defeats, these are voices we feel you will want to hear.
Daring to dream
A TAPESTRY OF VISIONS INCLUDING...
8 Afroreggae beat the violence; Rural women claim their rights in South Africa.
10 Walden Bello's thoughts on turning back globalization; Brazil's small farmers stave off the giants.
12 Victor Juliet Mukasa sues the Ugandan Government; AIDS activist Zackie Achmat's acts of conscience; Gautam Bhan on the spectrum of queer lives.
14 Afghanistan's RAWA and Burma's Charm Tong take on the fundamentalists and the generals.
16 Corruption busters and activist filmmakers in India; radio revolution in Zambia, Malawi and Namibia.
18 Continental shift Carlos M Vilas gauges the gains of people's politics in Latin America.
20 The diverse, the multiple, the different A message of resistance from Oaxaca, Mexico.
21 SPECIAL FEATURE
Palestine: 40 years is enough
Gaza and the West Bank have been occupied since 1967. Samah Jabr counts the cost to Palestinians' mental health and Omar Barghouti calls for a boycott of Israel.
Big Bad World
View from Gujranwala
36 Country Profile - Democratic Republic of Congo
<This month's translation>
- Daring to dream (NI p4-6)
- Secret service (NI p14)
- Revenge (NI p7)
- Deep green (NI p11)
- The indivisible I (NI p13)
- Screen lives (NI p16)
- Pump up the volume (NI p17)
- Learning for life (NI p15)
- The diverse, the multiple, the different (NI p20)
- 40 years is enough (NI p21)
- Action on Palestine (NI p26)
- Country Profile - Democratic Republic of Congo (NI p36)