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Swazi media workers protest conditions at king’s newspaper

Higher pay, union membership, nepotism, and more, are at the center of the struggle, reports Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Swaziland Work

The Nauru Files: It’s time to close Australia’s abusive detention regime

When faced with overwhelming evidence of systemic abuse, the country’s prime minister shifted responsibility, writes Mark Isaacs.

Filed in: Australia Human Rights Refugees

Climate change and colonial history make a toxic combination

Without proper context, the new research can be mis-read to be against ethnic diversity, writes Alex Randall.

Filed in: Climate Change Refugees

Sacked for reading a book during break

London’s poorest workers routinely face abuses of their rights. Joe Trapido reports on a new initiative to help them fight back.

Filed in: Trade Unions Work

Young women caught in deadly crossfire of El Salvador’s gang warfare

There is a whole generation behind bars, writes Amy Smith.

Filed in: El Salvador Prisons Women

A People’s History of Woodcraft Folk

A new book by Phineas Harper records the history, values and evolution of this unique organization. Jeremy Corbyn MP introduces the book, with excerpt by Saskia Neibig.

Filed in: Children Germany United Kingdom

A harsh verdict on India's poorest, most vulnerable children

In a step backward, the country is allowing its young to be employed in ‘family businesses’, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Children India Work

Take profit out of education – and put teaching back in

Kath Holder looks at the state of schooling in Britain, and argues for a stronger trade union response.

Filed in: Education Health Trade Unions United Kingdom

‘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.

Filed in: England Society Trade Unions Work

Nigerian officials grow rich on the hunger of the poor

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

Filed in: Human Rights Nigeria

Inflight from home: migration, ethics and aerialists

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

Filed in: Art Migration

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