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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...

Jo Lateu, Peter Whittaker and Vanessa Baird review the latest releases in radical...

Fresh from organizing deliveries of PPE to frontline workers, social scientist Sarojini Nadimpally...

Pennsylvania Public Health Laboratory in Exton tests for Covid-19 Tom Wolf/Flickr

Amelia Schofield of We Own It draws on lessons from contact tracing success stories around...

Sanie Gashi Mehmeti, a religious guide and teacher, during one of her classes in Lipjan. Photos: Arianna Pagani

Most European countries refuse to repatriate the thousands of former ISIS foreign fighters and their families now held in...

With the climate emergency, this landmark case has taken on added urgency: the absolute imperative being now that carbon and water sequestering forests, and the biodiversity that they contain, are protected and kept intact.

Jan Goodey reports on the legal bid to save the Amazon fringe that could set a worldwide precedent for...

Why do churches still have £18 million invested in fossil fuels? Illustration by Andy Carter

Despite pledging to divest from fossil fuels in 2018, the Church of England regional dioceses continue to profit from...

Syrian Kurds seek refuge in Turkey, after fleeing Islamic State  ​which for months laid siege to their hometown Kobani in 2014. Gail Orenstein/Zuma/Alamy

The Kurdish quest for freedom and independence has been long, dramatic and complicated. Here’s a potted history of the past...

Poverty is not unusual in the oil-rich semi-autonomous region.  ​This woman begs in Erbil. Ton Koene/Alamy

Lorraine Mallinder gets inside the proto-petrostate of Iraqi Kurdistan.

Illustration by Emma Peer

Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter...

Illustration by Emma Peer

Richard Swift on the ambiguous figure managing the WHO’s pandemic response. 

Locals are still not allowed back to their neighbourhood in Sur, ravaged by the Turkish army and PKK militants in 2015, then flattened by bulldozers. Sertac Kayar/Reuters

Five years after bombarding the historic neighbourhood of Sur, the Turkish state still wants to keep Kurdish residents out....

Soldiers patrol Santiago, Chile. (February, 2020) Credit: Daniel Guzman Espinoza

In Chile, state security forces are increasingly detaining, beating and harassing the volunteers of community-led soup...

Illustration by Sarah John

Having travelled to the land of her birth as the coronavirus pandemic began to gather pace, Yewande Omotoso...

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