Dan Smith argues strengthening international law would do far more good than ad hoc missile strikes.

A global social movement is rising. It is open, participatory and public, writes Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Social media is usurping the role of the state argues Jillian York.

The colonial practice of exporting homophobia and contemporary anti-migrant policies should give pause to Britain’s triumphalist rhetoric, argues Sean O’Neill.

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April 2018, Issue 511

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  • Cyber-humanitarians
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  • Portraits of three Syrian cities
  • When the drugs don’t work
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