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Spanning hopeless romanticism to utter contempt, Harrison Jones takes an in-depth look at memories of...

Catalonia background: Catalan revolutionaries get ready for action to defend their revolution from Franco back in 1936.

Taking the long view of fearless resistance. By Kevin Buckland, writing from Barcelona.

December book reviews: The end of homo economicus

1947 by Elisabeth Åsbrink; The Death of Homo Economicus by Peter Fleming; and others.

The Balfour declaration: immigration to Israel.

Paul Kelemen and Dick Pitt look at the British government’s role in Israel’s formation.

Che route Bolivia

Julio Etchart follows the ‘Che route’ to the remote spot in Bolivia where he was executed.

Mark Engler revisits America’s bold fight against HIV/AIDS.

A few fragments from the surprising history of equality, by Danny Dorling.

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As Orwell’s 1984 hits US top seller lists in the wake of Trump’s presidency, Ed Fairhead provides a few more...

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Britain is back building walls separating ‘us’ from ‘them’ – but all these walls suggest a great fall ahead, argues ...

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The film industry is failing women, but there is hope, as Nikki van der Gaag explains.

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Every generation responds differently to the crises and issues they face, reflects Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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Israeli historian and author Ilan Pappe talks to Frank Barat about propaganda, solidarity...

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Pete Speller describes his anger on discovering that the old city is due to be replaced with a tourist...

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As the the radical sociologist’s life is commemorated in a new film, Horatio Morpurgo wonders what words of...

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The Troubles may be over, but social tensions remain. Stacey Gregg believes the rest of the world can learn...

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When I first embarked on writing a brief history of the world, my colleagues at the New Internationalist thought I was mad,...

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