In 1987, the British government contracted a passenger ferry to act as a floating immigration detention centre for Tamil refugees. Later that year a storm set the ship loose from its moorings. Felix Bazalgette reports on the the little-known story of exodus and empire that paved the way for the Windrush scandal.
What is life really like for millennials? What kind of jobs do they do? What do they make of their precarious futures? We look at the lives of three young people across the world: a Gambian migrant in Italy, a Dalit student in India, and a trans vlogger in the UK.
Seven students are now studying at SOAS university in London thanks to ‘sanctuary scholarships’, reports Hazel Healy. These scholarships have enabled them to take up their degrees despite the British government’s efforts to create a ‘hostile environment’ for migrants. Hazel Healy reports.
Alex Randall argues that the conclusions drawn were the wrong ones.
The refugee crisis has had a profound impact on identity, writes Danny Ryan Youssef in part two of this blog series.
Open and democratic societies cannot be built on fear and hatred, writes Nick Dearden.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|Hall of Infamy: Matteo Salvini||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Between the devil and the deep blue sea||The dirt on waste||November, 2018|
|What if... people could migrate freely?||Making peace in a world at war||September, 2018|
|And finally...||The next financial crisis||July, 2018|
|Life after Nauru||Public ownership rises again||May, 2018|
|The rise of the cyber-humanitarians||Humanitarianism under attack||April, 2018|
|Detention deaths||Black Lives Matter||March, 2018|
|Kids at work||What's left for the young?||January, 2018|
|Whiteness is not rightness||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|Docs not cops||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|The dark side of the desert Louvre||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|
|Sanctuary scholarships for migrant students||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|
|Sponsored abuse||Humans vs robots||November, 2017|
|Welcome to the jungle||Brazil's soft coup||October, 2017|
|Open Window December 2016||The coming war on China||December, 2016|
|A migrant’s story||Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist||September, 2016|
|The role of climate change in the Syria crisis: how the media got it wrong||Love in the time of Ebola||June, 2016|
|A word with Aziza Brahim||Love in the time of Ebola||June, 2016|
|Australia: a nice, friendly, sunny place?||Love in the time of Ebola||May, 2016|
|Pt 2/3: A British-Syrian’s experience of a refugee's journey||Love in the time of Ebola||May, 2016|
|Stateless Shona in Kenya||Technology justice||May, 2016|
|The EU-Turkey summit exposes our inhumanity to refugees||Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West||March, 2016|
|The fear of ‘not enough to go round’||Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better||January, 2016|
|Solidarity knocks||Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better||January, 2016|