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Shut out – Too many children are young people are being discarded by England’s education system.IEVGEN CHABANOV/ALAMY

England’s schools funnel its most marginalized young people towards the criminal justice system, writes Zahra Bei...

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Conservative anti-rights groups, and the failure of rich nations to take responsibility for climate change, threatened to...

Jessie jokes with his dad. Jessie wrote to Briarpatch: ‘Growing up, my dad was in prison. When I got a life sentence, he changed his life and stayed out and has been my support. This picture is me mimicking my nieces, who pull on his beard – it’s something I never got to do as a kid...’ JESSIE MILO

Writing from a Californian prison, Jessie Milo sets out his vision for a more caring society.

Through Abraço Campeão, Alan Duarte works with young people to see a future amid the pressure of constant violence and police raids. JOSIANE SANTANA

Community-based initiatives are helping keep people safe where the police fail. Lucilla Harrell and...

Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter...

The US Republicans’ favourite democrat.

LGBT Solidarity Rally in front of the Stonewall Inn in solidarity with every immigrant, asylum seeker, refugee and every person impacted by Donald Trump's executive orders in 2017.

The UK’s asylum process consistently fails LGBTQI+ asylum seekers, and it’s only set to get worse as the government pushes...

Some Indian men are threatening a marriage strike for a most dubious reason. Nilanjana Bhowmick tells them to bring it on.

Some Indian men are threatening a marriage strike for a most dubious reason. Nilanjana Bhowmick tells them...

A white building from the outside - the word 'pace' is painted on the front

As volunteers prepare aid for Ukrainian refugees, Simone Lai reports from Italy’s largest arms factory –...

Hundreds of billboards and bus stops – like this one in Brighton, England – have been hacked by activists across Europe as part of the call to #BanFossilAds and stop greenwashing. DESIGN: NOEL DOUGLAS/INSTALLATION: BRANDALISM

Is it time we banned ads from greenwashing fossil fuel companies? Danny Chivers has some answers.

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Abolition can be an everyday practice. Sarah Lamble explores how.

Riot police hit protesters participating in a demonstration against lawmakers’ salary demands outside the parliament buildings in Nairobi in May 2013. THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS/ ALAMY

Mass imprisonment and merciless policing were the preferred tools of control for European colonizers. Patrick...

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, plans to expand a coal mine in South Wales are being touted as a way to solve...

A woman with a child, fleeing Russia's invasion of Ukraine, speaks with a volunteer as she browses for basic necessities and clothes at the Humanitarian Aid Headquarters in Perechyn, Ukraine, April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Serhii Hudak

Mutual aid networks in Ukraine have stepped up to support those in need across the country, writes Tina Burrett. ...

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Leonardo Sakamoto on his country's lethal pattern of racism.

Making friends at the Bomana  Prison, in Port Moresby City, Papua New Guinea  in December 2017.

Amy Hall explores the movement calling time on prisons and the police while offering an alternative vision...

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