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At New Internationalist we believe that equality improves life in every way, and that when people come together to confront injustice - be it social, environmental or economic - wonderful things can happen. New Internationalist is part of a global movement, forging ties and framing the arguments for genuine change.

An independent, not-for-profit media co-operative, New Internationalist is a voice that empowers. We tell the stories that the mainstream media sidestep and offer a platform for the people living those stories. Our award-winning magazine and our ethical shop set the agenda for a radically fairer future, promoting global justice, fair trade, human rights and climate justice. Please join our campaign for the rights of the disadvantaged all over the world.

The New Internationalist communications co-operative is based in Oxford UK with sales offices in Toronto, Canada; Adelaide, Australia; Christchurch, Aotearoa /New Zealand; and Tokyo, Japan.

The New Internationalist Magazine

For our subscribers we produce a monthly print magazine, the New Internationalist. It sets out to explain and inform, giving readers the essentials of a subject in a concise, easy-to-read full-colour format with excellent photos and graphics. In each issue New Internationalist editors select a subject of vital interest. It could be Human Rights, Hunger, Fair Trade or Globalization. The magazine takes the subject apart, examines the issues and then reconstructs it to give you a coherent picture. You come away with a clear grasp of an important topic.

With over 40 years of publishing under its belt, the New Internationalist is renowned for its radical, campaigning stance on a range of world issues, from the cynical marketing of babymilk in the Majority World to human rights in Burma.

An Independent View

Publications from the New Internationalist are produced by an independent trust working as a not-for-profit cooperative. Originally the group was sponsored by Oxfam, Christian Aid and the Cadbury and Rowntree Trusts, but since the early 1980s sponsorship has no longer been needed.

This financial independence is something we cherish. It not only allows us to decide what goes into the magazine but it gives us the freedom to say what we think about a subject - from Nuclear Energy to Banks; from Trade Justice to Terrorism.

But to retain this independence we need your help. There are three easy ways for you to support our work:

1. Subscribe now to the print edition of the New Internationalist magazine.
2. Subscribe to our free eNewsletter.
3. Visit our online shop regularly. If you can easily buy organic and fairly traded goods, why wouldn't you?

About the New Internationalist
  • Located in Australia
  • Independent
  • Not-for-profit
  • Deals with things that really matter
  • Has won multiple global awards for best international coverage


Commendations

New Internationalist keeps me focussed on the realities of the wider world and helps to keep my rushed life in perspective.

A. Clark - NI Reader

I've always been profoundly impressed by the quality of its research and its writing and how readily accessible it makes otherwise complex world affairs. Each of its ten annual editions is a short course in something profound.

John Harvey - Editor - Wednesday Weekly

The New Internationalist magazine has won the Paul Hoffman Prize, awarded for NI's outstanding contribution to world development.

United Nations Development Programme

Appreciate your attention to detail and as always regard NI as one of the best sources of info on social-welfare, justice and environmental issues on a global scale. Keeps it all in perspective, which becomes increasingly harder to do in the info-overload age!

L.Holme, New Internationalist reader


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Asha Handicrafts

Why buy from New Internationalist?

New Internationalist supports Fair Trade producers like Asha Handicrafts. Fair Trade promotes a fair wage and fair working conditions, encouraging developing world producers to help themselves.

A little about Asha Handicrafts: Asha Handicrafts provides the security of markets to small scale artisan workshops around India, like ANSA, the soapnut harvesters in Tamil Nadu.

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World Fair Trade Organization

World Fair Trade Organization

New Internationalist Australia is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization, which means we have to stock a percentage of Fair Trade products, and also adhere to Fair Trade practices ourselves. Great for supporting producers rights, and also for our staff.

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