The media present poverty as the fault of the poor, Ken Loach tells Malcolm Lewis in this interview.
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When the news seems ridiculous and shocking, we need competence to fill faith gap it creates, writes Chris Coltrane.
The former US Secretary of State endorsed human rights violations in Bangladesh, Cambodia and Argentina, yet Hillary Clinton calls him ‘a friend’, writes Mark Engler.
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The Clan, directed and co-written by Pablo Trapero; Urban Hymn, directed by Michael Caton-Jones.
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The president of the Philippines he may be, but his reputation is as a Dirty Harry of vigilante politics.
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Green shoots of hope spring up among the rubble of discontent, writes Reem Haddad.
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Author Jay Griffiths talks to Graeme Green about manic depression, hiking the Camino de Santiago and the constellation of language.
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NYN by Kristi Stassinopoulou and Stathis Kalyviotis; ‘They Will Kill You, If You Cry’ by Khmer Rouge Survivors.
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Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy by Ece Temelkuran; The Seamstress and the Wind by César Aira; Remembering Akbar by Behrooz Ghamari; Irregular War by Paul Rogers.
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Comedian Kate Smurthwaite’s monthly magazine column.