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Standing up to inspire change

Rosa Parks’ act of courage sixty years ago is an example for women challenging oppression today, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Equality Women

The Earth needs a good lawyer

Brian Loffler catches up with Eradicating Ecocide campaigner Polly Higgins.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change Environment Law

Uganda anti-gay law elicits mixed reactions from the rest of Africa

Moses Wasamu gives an overview of responses from across the continent.

Filed in: Africa Gay Rights Uganda

Free money is no longer the stuff of utopia

Bill Jordan makes the case for a global Basic Income, an idea that has finally come of age.

Filed in: Equality United Kingdom

Will the death of Reza Berati mark a turning point for Australia?

In the wake of the killing of an Iranian detainee, Luke Bacon explores an upsurge of opposition to the abusive detention of asylum seekers.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Migration

‘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

Can porn be ethical?

Porn performer and lecturer Kitty Stryker and feminist writer and activist Louise Pennington go head to head.

Filed in: Sexual Politics

Meet the protest profiteers

There’s money to be made in crowd ‘control’, as Anna Feigenbaum discovers.

Filed in: Activism Arms Brazil Corporations Economics Europe United States

Let's talk about sex in... the Arab world

Shereen El Feki hopes to reclaim the spirit of her ancestors who lived when sex was a pleasure - for both men and women.

Filed in: Middle East Sexual Politics Women

Prison reform promised in Togo

Gabriella Jóźwiak witnesses the Week of the Detainee ‘celebrations’, and considers the likelihood of political promises being kept.

Filed in: Human Rights Politics Prisons Togo

Globalize struggle! Globalize hope!

Sarah Reader on the calls for agrarian reform at the Landless Workers Movement’s national congress in Brazil.

Filed in: Brazil Work

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