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We are prisoners, but we are human

A letter from death-row inmate Brandon Astor Jones complaining about demeaning treatment is still waiting for a response.

Filed in: Human Rights Prisons United States

What makes nonviolent movements explode?

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

Filed in: Activism Politics United States

Cosmopolis Toronto

Colin Boyd Shafer has been photographing Toronto’s multicultural life in a series dedicated to its worldwide inhabitants.

Filed in: Canada

Thaw at last – Cuba and the US get talking

This week’s announcement by Obama and Castro is momentous. But getting rid of the embargo is unlikely to be swift or easy, writes Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Cuba Politics Trade United States

Mine shafted

Jess Worth on indigenous Canadians’ fight against a mine.

Filed in: Activism Canada First Nations Reservations (Canada) Mining

The JFK assassination, Cuba policy and Operation Mongoose

As the anniversary of the president’s death comes round again, why has the crime of the century remained unsolved? asks Youssef El Gingihy.

Filed in: Cuba Politics United States

The ‘Smelly Poo Index’ on banking fraud

Fed up with all the scandal, Ian Taplin has devised a unique way of rating the banking baddies.

Filed in: England Finance Politics United States

The curious tale of the Frack Master and the activist

Jamie Kelsey-Fry catches a rare balanced debate on shale gas that marks the undoing of one of its greatest US evangelists.

Filed in: Activism Energy England Sustainability United States

Eight Facts About American Inequality

Pierce Nahigyan points out some hard facts on the country’s economy.

Filed in: Economics Equality United States

How to militarize your local police

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

Filed in: United States

Are we walking into a trap set by Islamic State?

Amnesia rules as the war to ‘ultimately destroy’ Islamic State begins. Vanessa Baird seeks alternatives.

Filed in: Middle East Politics Terrorism United States

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