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EU border towns: Migrants sleeping under Via Europa, the bridge linking Italy and France in the border town of Ventimiglia. Photo by Fotomovimiento

Europe’s response to migration: more police, more walls – for no reason. Alex Fusco writes.

Confluencia Fuera OMC

Buenos Aires welcomed the WTO with a week of action. By Paula Serafini and Martín...

Marie-Josee, 78, has been a potter all her life. Despite being visually impaired, she has a permanent twinkle in her eye. At the mention of kunyaza, Marie-Josee’s eyes shine even brighter and she roars with laughter. Photo by Thomas Lewton

Rwanda tops global gender equality tables. Can a traditional sexual practice help explain why? Alice McCool...

The Supreme Court of India

India witnesses more attacks to minorities and the public seems not to care. By Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

The front page of the ethical consumer report

In a bleak year for politics worldwide, fair trade and ethical goods provide a much-needed bright spot.

climate migrants

That’s how news media brand climate migrants, says researcher Alex Randall.

Shrinking political space: the current clampdown on popular rights mirrors a profound malaise with our system of top-down political representation.

Across the world political space is shrinking. Richard Swift explains how and why.

CONIFA World Cup: An Abkhazian fan at the 2016 tournament. Photo by Magdalena Chodownik

London is hosting an alternative ‘World Football Cup’ of unrecognized nations in June 2018. Alessio Perrone...

Environmentalists killings: Indigenous and other activists gather in front of the Honduran embassy in London in response to the murder of anti-dam campaigner Berta Cáceres in 2016.

How environment defenders are being stopped in the Global South. Leny Olivera and Sian Cowman...

Mark Engler on sexual violence today in light of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Jürgen Fälchle/Alamy

We need organizing and mass mobilization to make it a thing of the past, writes Mark Engler.

Two artists have invented a saint to protect residents from gentrification. Yohann Koshy reports.


Despite the atrocious human rights situation in the country, the West finds much to celebrate about Bahrain. Zoe...

Colonizing civil society

Political strategists brainstorm ways to remove democratic impediments to their bosses’ plans.

Three initiatives to improve the fashion industry’s ethics. Miki Alcalde

Safia Minney runs through the tech that could change the fashion industry’s relationship with workers.

The British hacker will be at great risk if he loses his case, writes Ella Matthews.

Immigrant rights march in downtown Los Angeles, California on May Day, 2006. Jonathan McIntosh

Aisha Dodwell debunks the major myths preventing us from extending free movement to everyone.


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