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‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism Disability Media

PHOTO ESSAY: music to my ears

In the second installment of our mini photo series on ‘local community projects’, Angie Davila shines a light onto Crystal Palace, South London.

Filed in: Media

Your language makes you who you are

On International Mother Tongue Day, Jo Lateu explains why our 7,000-plus global languages must be valued and protected. 

Filed in: Education Language Language

PHOTO ESSAY: a sense of company

David Severn captures the connection between young people and their surroundings through dance.

Filed in: Art Media Youth

A creative shift for Vietnam

Art is being used to help disadvantaged children find their place in society. Yan Zhi Lai reports.

Filed in: Art Children Disability Mental Health Vietnam

Benjamin Zephaniah: ‘It is my duty to help and inspire’

Mischa Wilmers talks to the poet turned professor about mentoring, Mandela and making a difference.

Filed in: Education Poetry Politics Race

Campaigners cheer a bad week for Shell

Sponsorship rejected, a lawsuit to stop Arctic drilling – Kevin Smith considers the impact on Big Oil.

Filed in: Art England Oil

LGBTIQ Africa: we are here and we are many!

Sokari Ekine, editor of the Queer African Reader, explains the book’s significance at a time of social transformation.

Filed in: Africa Culture Gay Rights

Confronting the seven myths of Israel’s history

Israeli filmmaker Lia Tarachansky tells Frank Barat about the challenges and rewards of making On The Side of the Road.

Filed in: Film Israel Palestine

Why I became a persona non grata in Tunisia

Tam Hussein is no longer welcome in a country which promotes freedom for all. He explains why.

Filed in: Media Politics Poverty Tunisia

Ken Loach: why I support a cultural boycott of Israel

The acclaimed film director talks to Frank Barat about Palestine, politics, and why he wants to keep causing trouble.

Filed in: Activism Culture Film Israel Palestine

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