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Big Bad World

Big Bad World, political cartoons by polyp

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Country profile: Mexico

Some analysts believe this is ‘Mexico’s moment’. Is it? Russell White takes a look.

Filed in: Mexico

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How to militarize your local police

Mark Engler voices alarm over the US police force’s ‘warrior mentality’.

Filed in: United States

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Why is college so damned expensive?

As college tuition fees keep soaring, Mark Engler wonders what the future has in stake for him.

Filed in: Education and United States

Tinariwen's desert blues

Eyadou Ag Leche tells Graeme Green about his hopes for an autonomous Tuareg territory.

Filed in: Mali

Cupcakes can fuck off

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

Filed in: Women

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Afghanistan's theatre of the oppressed

Lydia James reports on a courageous drama project, which is putting transitional justice centre stage in the war-torn country.

Filed in: Afghanistan, Conflict and

Social change is written in the streets

Fifty years ago the Civil Rights Act was passed into law in the US. Movements not governments propel change, believes Mark Engler.

Filed in: Race and United States

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Letter from Bangui - held hostage to violence

Ruby Diamonde asks, what can be done to stem the inter-communal bloodshed that is traumatizing an entire generation?

Filed in: Central African Republic and Refugees

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics, Media and United States

Xiaolu: 'If you can't sell in China you are nothing'

The award-winning novelist and film director tells Graeme Green about growing up in rural China, freedom, censorship and loneliness.

Filed in: China and Film

Uri Fruchtmann

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

The filmmaker and director tells Jo Lateu why he supports activists who expose wrongdoing through video.

Filed in: Activism, Human Rights and Technology

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