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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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What makes nonviolent movements explode?

Mark Engler and Paul Engler consider the strange alchemy of disruption and sacrifice.

Filed in: Activism, Politics and United States

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2014: A historic year for social movements in Asia

Nithin Coca explores the intricacies of social revolutions and their importance for democracy.

Filed in: Activism, East Asia and South Asia

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