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School places scramble shows snobbery at its worst

Steve Parry decries an application process more cut-throat than a Dads’ egg-and-spoon race on sports day.

Filed in: Children Education England Sweden

The great Monsanto food prize fiasco

Yes, Monsanto actually won the ‘World Food Prize’. Mark Engler picks over the scandal that ensued.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations United States

Meet the firms cashing in on imprisoning foreigners

Outsourcing detention to private companies is a recipe for a disaster, says Antony Loewenstein.

Filed in: Australia Migration United States

Mauritania, slavery hotspot

Katie Harris explains why this desert nation has the world’s highest rates of slavery and outlines moves for change.

Filed in: Human Rights Mauritania Minorities

Does making immigration detention more humane make it more widespread?

Academic Michael Flynn and advocate Michelle Brané go head to head.

Filed in: Activism Migration

Why are we locking up migrants?

Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise. Time to turn the tide back, says Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration

Tough Guide to the world's immigration detention centres

A satirical round-up of the insalubrious accommodation awaiting travellers from the Global South.

Filed in: Migration

Darcus Howe: ‘All I want to do is mobilize the people to stand up for their rights’

The Black Panther-turned-broadcaster and writer talks to Subi Shah about his past struggles and future dreams.

Filed in: Caribbean England Human Rights Trinidad and Tobago

Refugees from Syria face another Christmas away from home

The emotional needs of refugees now living in Lebanon must not be overlooked, says Amy Merone.

Filed in: Poverty Refugees Syria

‘People need to know that they are loved’

Noreen Sadik talks to two Human Angels, spreading compassion by giving free hugs.

Filed in: Society

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

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