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Forget boundaries; what we need are bridges

We need to stop scapegoating refugees and start treating them like human beings, argues Siamak Nooraei.

Filed in: Climate Change, Migration and Politics

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Dreams of freedom, dreams of domination

How the internet got colonized, by Jillian C York.

Filed in: Democracy and Technology

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How the system is failing asylum-seekers

James Nickerson reports on one woman’s desperate plight at Yarl’s Wood detention centre.

Filed in: England, Law and Refugees

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More noise than signal

Micah L Sifry assesses the political limits of social media.

Filed in: Democracy, Politics and Technology

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An honest conversation with Earth

At a time when systems and values crumble before us, using language to help craft a new story could be crucial, writes Lucy Purdy.

Filed in: Environment, Language and Language

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Democracy in the digital era - the facts

The facts and figures that matter in our infographic.

Filed in: Democracy, Politics and Technology

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Fear and resistance in Tunisia

After recent elections, Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod paint a picture of a country in turmoil.

Filed in: Democracy, Politics and Tunisia

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The rise of religious identities and the Charlie Hebdo attack​

Akil N. Awan looks at the religion behind the motivations for the shocking attack in Paris.

Filed in: France, Religion and Terrorism

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Twisted Roots: Surviving 20 years of doc-making in Peru

Stephanie Boyd recounts her journey from youthful idealist to passionate filmmaker.

Filed in: Web exclusives

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Democracy in the digital era

Activist and Icelandic Pirate Party MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir on what we can do and the tools we can all use to strengthen democracy and make it real.

Filed in: Democracy, Iceland, Politics and Technology

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Mexico’s ‘worst environmental disaster in modern times’

Jen Wilton investigates the murky waters of an August 2014 chemical spill which is still rocking the boat in Mexico.

Filed in: Environment and Mexico

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