As he gears up for the Edinburgh Fringe, the award-winning British comedian reveals his environmental and political passions.
As chosen by our readers…
Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.
Where insider politics fails, a transformational approach can turn the impossible into the inevitable, write Paul and Mark Engler.
Israel has punished Palestinians for the past 66 years. Resist or surrender, this oppressed population always loses. Ella David writes.
Hannah Pool mediates an intergenerational conversation between India’s Kamla Bhasin and London’s Lilinaz Evans.
When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer.
The power outages caused by Typhoon Rammasun highlight a precarious, and dirty, energy situation, says Iris Gonzales.
Mads Gilbert, a doctor in Gaza’s largest hospital, writes an open letter as the Palestinian death toll rises steeply.
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.
At the General Synod, Joe Ware witnessed tweeting bishops, snoozing vicars – and a historic decision.
Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.
Georgia Hanias looks at one successful initiative.