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'Politics is the battle of remembering over forgetting’

'Politics is the battle of remembering over forgetting’

Comedian and activist Mark Thomas on socialist sheds, working-class stories and the importance of sticking together.
Nigerian officials grow rich on the hunger of the poor

Nigerian officials grow rich on the hunger of the poor

Samuel Malik reports on endemic corruption in Nigeria’s camps for the internally displaced.
Turkey in turmoil

Turkey in turmoil

Turkey’s president exploits the recent attempted coup. Chris Brazier reports.
Chilcot: looking back on why we went to war with Iraq

Chilcot: looking back on why we went to war with Iraq

If Blair and Bush had listened to Iraqis we would be living in a different world, Nikki van der Gaag writes.
Can Brexit be reversed?

Can Brexit be reversed?

Take the finger off the self-destruct button, say protesters. Will it work? asks Vanessa Baird.
In Venezuela’s difficult times the grassroots are stronger

In Venezuela’s difficult times the grassroots are stronger

The time has come for rural communities to play an important role, reports Tamara Pearson.

Top stories

Helping in two clicks: how digital technology is making INGOs irrelevant

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’.

Culture of the heart: from China to the West

A great-grandfather’s autobiographical account reveals a window into the past and present, writes Peter Kenworthy.

‘Politics is the battle of remembering over forgetting’

Comedian and activist Mark Thomas talks socialist sheds, working-class stories and the importance of sticking together.

Can search engine rankings swing elections?

Research psychologist Robert Epstein on how the new technologies invisibly shape public opinion – and what we must do about it.

No, Mr Zuckerberg: India's fight for freedom against Facebook

Few can resist the tech titans. Prabir Purkayastha tells the story of Indians who went into battle against Facebook, for freedom – and won.

Turkey in turmoil

Turkey’s president exploits the recent attempted coup against him to crack down on opponents. Chris Brazier reports.

Nigerian officials grow rich on the hunger of the poor

Samuel Malik reports on endemic corruption in Nigeria’s camps for the internally displaced.

Blogs

Could Brexiteers Johnson, Gove, Farage be prosecuted for lies?

Vanessa Baird reports on new citizen initiatives calling for honesty in politics.

Night fever: remembering Burkina Faso and Tom Waits

Chris Brazier recalls the night he flew into the midst of a revolution and discovered he had made a serious error.

Gujarati vigilante violence on Dalits sparks protest

The abused caste often lives in anguish, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Inflight from home: migration, ethics and aerialists

Leo Kay explores the intersection between art and the migrant crisis for an upcoming performance.

Jassim – the need to remember

Judith Morrison reflects on a young Iraqi poet whose life was taken.

A good day for the Philippines

Iris Gonzales reports on the historic ruling against China’s claim over disputed territory.

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