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Disability stigma driving cosmetic surgery ‘treatment’

Barney Cullum looks at how tolerance trails behind technological advances for an amputee artist in Zimbabwe.

Filed in: Disability and Zimbabwe

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Brexit to hell

Farewell cosmopolitan Britain – hail mean, delusional little England. Vanessa Baird responds to the referendum result.

Filed in: European Union

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To be black in Libya

Being black is a stigma which makes life even harder in a country where chaos is the only rule, reports Karlos Zurutuza.

Filed in: Libya

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Big Bad World

This month’s cartoon from Polyp.

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Saving refugees’ lives, one top-up at a time

Lydia Noon reports on a Facebook group whose members connect displaced people to their families.

Filed in: Europe and Refugees

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Being a woman artist is awesome

Simona Bonomo reviews an international feminist art festival and the diverse yet shared experiences these women artists hold in common.

Filed in: Tunisia and Women

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Open Window: The hug

This month’s cartoon comes from guest cartoonist José Antonio Rodriguez Garcia from Mexico.

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Why did the market fail to produce an Ebola vaccine?

Mustapha Dumbaya lost 47 relatives in the outbreak. He explores why dysfunctional R&D is letting down those people who need it most.

Filed in: Africa and Sierra Leone

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Big Davids, small Goliaths

How new trade deals – and Investor-State Dispute Settlements in particular – are giving more power to companies to sue countries for lost profits.

Filed in: Corporations, Law, Politics and Trade

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What is digital humanitarianism and what did it do for Ecuador?

Kimberley Brown looks at how technology could help the South American country’s earthquake victims.

Filed in: Ecuador

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Thousands hold vigil in London for victims of Orlando massacre

A gunman killed at least 49 people and wounded 53 others at Florida nightclub on Sunday.

Filed in: Gay Rights, Sexual Politics and Society

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