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Socialist Youth call for democracy in Swaziland now

Swazi youth call for international pressure on their country’s absolute monarchy to introduce multi-party elections. Peter Kenworthy reports.

Filed in: Swaziland Youth

India’s xenophobia shame

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the ignorance and hatred behind attacks on foreigners in her country.

Filed in: India Race

A personal welcome

In Canada, private sponsors are paying refugees’ resettlement costs. But should such a scheme be replicated elsewhere? Sian Griffiths reports.

Filed in: Canada Refugees

The populist moment

Don’t just think of it as a dirty word, says Richard Swift; a genuine populism of the Left is long overdue.

Filed in: Society

Why did Plane Stupid chain themselves to the runway at Stansted Airport?

Last night’s action stopped a mass deportation charter flight from flying to Nigeria and Ghana. Members of Plane Stupid explain why they took part.

Filed in: Pollution Refugees United Kingdom

The fight for Latin America’s ‘invisible’ indigenous women

We need to do more to empower the indigenous women of Latin America, if we’re serious about leaving no one behind, Sophie Richmond writes.

Filed in: Latin America Women

What political dynamics lead to domestic violence legislation being implemented?

Women’s movements must continue their struggle to improve enforcement, writes Dr Eleni Sifaki.

Filed in: Women

Erasing women in Mexico

Women are jailed for miscarriages, yet male spouses who’ve murdered walk free. Tamara Pearson reports.

Filed in: Mexico Women

Why can’t disabled people dance…?

Sho Shibata reveals the systemic disadvantages in the dance industry that make it difficult for disabled people to become professional dancers.

Filed in: Culture Disability

An ‘Informational Right to the City’?

What rights do citizens have, not just to public and private spaces, but to their digital equivalents? Mark Graham and Joe Shaw ask.

Filed in: Cities Technology

Homeless in a city of empty properties

News of squatters in a Russian oligarch’s London house gives Mari Marcel Thekaekara pause for thought.

Filed in: Cities England Housing Society

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