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‘More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!’

‘More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!’

Clelia Goodchild talks to members of the first union in Europe for illegal street vendors about what they want.
It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

Faced with evidence of systemic abuse the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.
Has the Dalit uprising in Gujarat given birth to a movement?

Has the Dalit uprising in Gujarat given birth to a movement?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports on a Dalit show of strength.
Climate change and colonial history make a toxic combination

Climate change and colonial history make a toxic combination

New research can be mis-read to be against ethnic diversity, writes Alex Randall.
The Zapatista’s CompArte art festival

The Zapatista’s CompArte art festival

Artists gathered for a festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports.
Young women caught in El Salvador’s gang warfare

Young women caught in El Salvador’s gang warfare

here is a whole generation behind bars, writes Amy Smith.

Top stories

Mixed Media: Music

Louise Gray’s pick of the latest releases.

Mixed Media: Books

Our pick of the recent releases.

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

HotDocs Festival - Film review special

Richard Swift reviews some of the best offerings at the world’s largest documentary film festival.

The Zapatista's CompArte art festival in images

Over a thousand artists gathered in Chiapas, Mexico for an art festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports, in this photo essay.

Young women caught in deadly crossfire of El Salvador’s gang warfare

There is a whole generation behind bars, writes Amy Smith.

In the long crossing to Hungary refugee families get stuck in transition

A growing wait list means that many are living between borders and barbed-wire fences. Alice Wyss and Todor Gardos report.

Blogs

‘More understanding, more awareness, more dignity!’

Clelia Goodchild talks to members of the first union in Europe for illegal street vendors about what they want.

Olympian woman brings back much more than bronze

Sakshi Malik’s medal is a victory against the feudal mindset, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Swazi media workers protest conditions at king’s newspaper

Higher pay, union membership, nepotism, and more, are at the center of the struggle, reports Peter Kenworthy.

Has the Dalit uprising in Gujarat given birth to a movement?

There has never been such a concerted show of Dalit strength, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.

Climate change and colonial history make a toxic combination

Without proper context, the new research can be mis-read to be against ethnic diversity, writes Alex Randall.

Sacked for reading a book during break

London’s poorest workers routinely face abuses of their rights. Joe Trapido reports on a new initiative to help them fight back.

Read more past issues online

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    The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

    A completely revised edition on the politics of climate in a post-Copenhagen world.

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    People First Economics

    Toxic debt, rising job losses, collapsing commodity prices and expanding poverty. How can we rein in these beasts unleashed by the free market economy?

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    The World Atlas of Sport

    This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas profiles the world’s major competitive sports, their political uses and abuses, and the profits that flow from their commercial development.

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