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Cupcakes can fuck off

Cupcakes can fuck off

Our new columnist Kate Smurthwaite tires of weird infantilizing representations of women.
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.
Women on the edge of time

Women on the edge of time

What can different generations of feminists learn from one another?
Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.

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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.

How social movements can win more victories like same-sex marriage

Where insider politics fails, a transformational approach can turn the impossible into the inevitable, write Paul and Mark Engler.

Israel’s bombing of Gaza is not about Hamas

Israel has punished Palestinians for the past 66 years. Resist or surrender, this oppressed population always loses. Ella David writes.

Women on the edge of time

Hannah Pool mediates an intergenerational conversation between India’s Kamla Bhasin and London’s Lilinaz Evans.

The secret war on Asia’s workers

When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer.

Blogs

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.

A win for women in the Church of England

At the General Synod, Joe Ware witnessed tweeting bishops, snoozing vicars – and a historic decision.

Pakistani asylum-seekers in Sri Lanka face deportation

Lasanda Kurukulasuriya reports on the plight of refugees facing a dangerous return home.

Morocco’s caravan of hope and the struggle to end child marriage

Georgia Hanias looks at one successful initiative.

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    A completely revised edition on the politics of climate in a post-Copenhagen world.

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    People First Economics

    Toxic debt, rising job losses, collapsing commodity prices and expanding poverty. How can we rein in these beasts unleashed by the free market economy?

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    The World Atlas of Sport

    This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas profiles the world’s major competitive sports, their political uses and abuses, and the profits that flow from their commercial development.

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