September-October 2018 – New Internationalist magazine - issue #515 – digital.newint.com.au
Making peace in a world at war
The world must get better at ending wars. If we don’t, the World Bank warns, 60 per cent of the world’s poorest people will be living in violent, ‘fragile’ countries by 2030.
In search of answers, we tune in to the people who are most impacted by Nigeria’s complex crisis – those at the grassroots whose voices are drowned out by the roar of guns.
A focus towards peacemakers rather than warmongers reveals new stories from all over the world – of courage, survival and recovery – that contain the keys to unlock peace.
This edition’s Country Profile takes us to Jordan, where a striking new current is now manifesting on the streets of Amman and other cities, with an unprecedented political mobilization triggered by untenable economic trends and massive public debt.
The New Internationalist magazine has won its 9th annual global Independent Media Award for best international coverage of the big issues of our time. It provides an alternative viewpoint for those who care about the future of the planet and its people.
The New Internationalist has always sought out diverse voices. Now, in this redesigned relaunch issue, we are proud to introduce new columnists from different regions of the world. As a longer, bimonthly publication, we have more space for in-depth features.