Why bother with aid agencies? To ‘do good’ all you need is a phone and Google Maps. Amy Hall takes a closer look at the rising trend in ‘direct giving’.
A great-grandfather’s autobiographical account reveals a window into the past and present, writes Peter Kenworthy.
Comedian and activist Mark Thomas talks socialist sheds, working-class stories and the importance of sticking together.
Research psychologist Robert Epstein on how the new technologies invisibly shape public opinion – and what we must do about it.
Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against Facebook, for freedom – and won.
Turkey’s president exploits the recent attempted coup against him to crack down on opponents. Chris Brazier reports.
Samuel Malik reports on endemic corruption in Nigeria’s camps for the internally displaced.
Vanessa Baird reports on new citizen initiatives calling for honesty in politics.
Chris Brazier recalls the night he flew into the midst of a revolution and discovered he had made a serious error.
The abused caste often lives in anguish, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Leo Kay explores the intersection between art and the migrant crisis for an upcoming performance.
Judith Morrison reflects on a young Iraqi poet whose life was taken.
Iris Gonzales reports on the historic ruling against China’s claim over disputed territory.