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Articles by Jody McIntyre

Rolling towards progress

Jody Mcintyre takes the notion of disability to task with a personal exploration of difference and defiance.

  • November 1, 2013
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Nobody is 'normal'

Jody Mcintyre speaks to comedian Francesca Martinez about growing up ‘wobbly’ and resisting austerity in Britain.

  • November 1, 2013
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Western silence on Maduro’s victory in Venezuela is hypocritical

Why haven’t the US and EU recognized a legitimate result? asks Jody McIntyre.

  • April 17, 2013
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Venezuela election: who will win the trust of the people?

Jody McIntyre speaks to supporters of both Maduro and Capriles as the country prepares to decide a successor to Chávez.

  • April 11, 2013
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Venezuela: ‘We spend more, in order to gain more’

Jody McIntyre reports from Caracas on how life changed for disabled people after Hugo Chàvez came into power 14 years ago.

  • April 4, 2013
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The truth in the hills of Caracas

Jody McIntyre on his journey up Mount Avila and how the ‘giant brother’ has left him transfixed by its magic.

  • October 22, 2012
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‘Without the people, I am nothing!’

Jody McIntyre reflects on Hugo Chavez’s win in the Venezuelan presidential elections.

  • October 10, 2012
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Who is Hugo Chavez Frias?

Jody McIntyre says accusations of a ‘cult of personality’ around the Venezuelan president show prejudice towards the country’s people.

  • October 2, 2012
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Youth rising

Young people are playing a vital role in a sweeping wave of dissent, says Jody McIntyre.

  • October 1, 2012
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Who is Henrique Capriles Radonski?

Well, he’s definitely not Hugo Chavez. And he’s unlikely to topple the president in October’s elections, as Jody McIntyre reports from Venezuela.

  • September 25, 2012
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Podcast: Jody McIntyre on youth activism

Revolutions, Chilean students, apathy, hip-hop and why you’re never too old to make change happen.

  • September 21, 2012
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The real black history

As we enter Black History Month, a new music video champions black culture’s real heritage and highlights the bias against it, reports Jody McIntyre.

  • October 5, 2011
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Troy Davis: a legal lynching

Troy Davis’ execution is yet another example of the US government’s flagrant disregard for human rights, argues Jody McIntyre.

  • September 22, 2011
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Libya, Egypt: Fashioning democracy, packaging revolution

Jody McIntyre questions the hypocrisy of Western leaders’ self-interested support for uprisings in the Arab world.

  • September 15, 2011
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'Extremism' film is racist war propaganda

The latest Bars for Change film has got it wrong by focusing on Muslim extremism in the UK, argues Jody McIntyre, who wants to dissociate himself from it.

  • September 5, 2011
  • 4

Our response to the riots is knee-jerk and oppressive

This post-riot crackdown is irrational and driven by fear, says Jody McIntyre.

  • August 19, 2011
  • 6

From Brixton to Tottenham, inequality lies at the heart of the riots

The true causes of the London riots are being swept under the rugs looted from Carpetright, argues Jody McIntyre.

Mubarak in the dock, but tyranny runs free

The bedridden spectacle of Egypt’s ex-leader may be a welcome sight, but it shouldn’t distract from wider issues at play in the region, says Jody McIntyre.

  • August 4, 2011
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About Jody McIntyre

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Jody McIntyre is a writer, poet, political activist and founder of The Equality Movement. He blogs at Life on Wheels.

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