The New Idealist is a free international current affairs publication with a liberal slant.

The magazine published its first issue in May 2013 and published six quarterly issues in print & digital editions before going on a temporary hiatus and announcing a switch to an annual special edition format in September 2014.

The first annual special edition of The New Idealist The New Future Issue – is a special concept issue which launched in July 2015.

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