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In Kibera, Nairobi, Martha Apisa and Stacy Ayuma use their braids to raise awareness of the virus by imitating its shape. Community health efforts are intense as social distancing is impossible and sanitation is poor in Kenya’s largest slum.  Donwilson Odhiambo/Sopa/Zuma/Alamy 

How can we transform the calamity that has befallen us and create healing? Vanessa Baird on the change we...

It's hard to talk of any good that might come of the collective tragedy of Covid-19. But it has taught us important lessons...


Anti-blackness is still a galvanizing force in India, writes Nilanjana Bhowmick.

Credit: Enrique Shore/Alamy

Colombian technocrat Iván Duque Márquez is not exactly a fan of peace.

A trans sex worker takes to the streets of Tegucigalpa  Credit: Frauke Decoodt

How trans women in Honduras are helping their imprisoned sisters. Frauke Decoodt reports from Tegucigalpa...

Calling for a green economic recovery from Covid-19 near the British Parliament.  Credit: Wiktor Szymanowicz/Nurphoto/PA images

Jake Woodier on the climate activists challenging corporate bailouts for the world’s polluters

A man takes rest on the roadside in a Carapicuiba City favela.  ​Image by Luiz Gonzaga De Souza/Pixabay

Leonardo Sakamoto reflects on the police killing of João Pedro Matos Pinto, a 14-year-old black boy, and...

Illustration by Andy Carter

Amy Hall makes the case for people-powered housing.

Down time at the Stow-on-the-Wold horse fair in the UK. Many Gypsies, Roma and Travellers have been left without basic services during the Covid-19 pandemic.  ADRIAN SHERRATT / ALAMY

Hannah Vickers on England’s abandonment of Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

Migrants and refugees arrive by dinghy behind a huge pile of life vests after crossing from Turkey Migrants and refugees arrive by dinghy behind a huge pile of life vests after crossing from Turkey to the island of Lesbos Greece, Sept. 10, 2015.

Barney Cullum speaks to the young survivors of Somali terrorist cells and sectarian violence who are...

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the South African press on developments in the nation's risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 [Photo: GCIS/Flickr]

Nanjala Nyabola on the mask mandate and personal freedom.

Algers centre, Algeria. Credit: Abdelfatah Cezayirli/Pexels

The Covid-19 pandemic may have put Algeria’s revolutionary uprising temporarily on hold, but, as Hamza Hamouchene...

Illustration by Emma Peer

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

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s spectacular fall from human rights icon to genocide denier.

Jo Lateu, Peter Whittaker, Vanessa Baird review Solved by Andrew Wear; Artemisia by Anna Banti; ...

Photo: Samir Bol

South Sudan’s James Aguer Garang talks to Jan-Peter Westad about art, trauma and healing...


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