Mischa Wilmers asks whether mindfulness meditation could offer a safer, more effective alternative to pharmaceuticals.
Moses Wasamu gives an overview of responses from across the continent.
Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.
Chris Coltrane explains why investing in bombing children to feed other children is not OK.
In the second installment of our mini photo series on ‘local community projects’, Angie Davila shines a light onto Crystal Palace, South London.
Three years after the resignation of Mubarak, the Egyptian revolution provides a perfect example of what mass protest can – and can’t – accomplish. By Mark and Paul Engler.
Gabriella Jóźwiak witnesses the Week of the Detainee ‘celebrations’, and considers the likelihood of political promises being kept.
Migrant workers are still being violently abused in the Thai fishing industry, reports Steve Trent.
Peter Robertson offers a more sanguine interpretation of the recently announced 12 per cent rise in China’s military budget.
On the eve of International Women’s Day, Tiziana Oliva reports on the issues affecting one in five women around the world.
Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.
The British government plans to implement new crowd control weapons but it would do better to listen to the people who take to the streets, says Matthew Butcher.
Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.