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PA plagued by legitimacy crisis

PA plagued by legitimacy crisis

Raff Piccolo ponders the position of the West Bank’s leadership in an increasingly volatile political environment.
Help us get The Spirit Level film to the finish line

Help us get The Spirit Level film to the finish line

Mixed media can help change attitudes in an increasingly unequal world, says Katharine Round.
Fighting the power in Liberia

Fighting the power in Liberia

Jacinta Fay and Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor revisit the farming communities standing up to corporate land grabs.
Protesters question airport expansion plans

Protesters question airport expansion plans

Ylenia Gostoli talks to activists demanding a cleaner, greener future for London.
Stop the killings of innocents in Gaza

Stop the killings of innocents in Gaza

On Day 11 of Israel’s assault, Noreen Sadik remembers the youngest victims.
Cupcakes can fuck off

Cupcakes can fuck off

Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.

Top stories

A word with Josie Long

The comedian and activist has no time for monarchs, politicians or estate agents. But, as she tells Jo Lateu, positive people get her heart racing.

Protesters question airport expansion plans

Ylenia Gostoli talks to activists demanding a cleaner, greener future for London.

Fighting the power in Liberia

Jacinta Fay and Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor revisit the farming communities banding together to prevent government-sanctioned corporate land grabs.

Controversial ‘killing law’ leads to Bucharest stray-dog slaughter

Stephen McGrath reports from Romania on the country’s animal-abuse shame.

A word with Tim FitzHigham

As he gears up for the Edinburgh Fringe, the award-winning British comedian reveals his environmental and political passions.

Cupcakes can fuck off

Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.

Blogs

Tension mounts as instability grips Kenya

Al-Shabaab attacks continue and death toll rises while politicians squabble, reports Henry Owino.

Stuck between a rock and a hard place: the legitimacy crisis that plagues the PA

Raff Piccolo ponders the position of the West Bank’s leadership in an increasingly volatile political environment.

Help us get The Spirit Level film to the finish line

Mixed media can help change attitudes in an increasingly unequal world, says Katharine Round.

Welcome to the Philippines, welcome to coal country

The power outages caused by Typhoon Rammasun highlight a precarious, and dirty, energy situation, says Iris Gonzales.

500 dead: ‘Mr Obama, do you have a heart?’

Mads Gilbert, a doctor in Gaza’s largest hospital, writes an open letter as the Palestinian death toll rises steeply.

Stop the killings of innocents in Gaza

Children are dying while feeding birds on their roof tops, or playing football on the beach. On Day 11 of Israel’s assault, Noreen Sadik remembers the youngest victims.

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