Crew members celebrate the Thai festival of Songkran with the Moken.Photo: Julian Sayarer

Do we fetishize indigenous people?

Working on a documentary in the Andaman Sea prompted questions for Julian Sayarer about the way indigenous and nomadic peoples are represented in the West.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019

Between the devil and the deep blue sea

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.

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NI 516 - The dirt on waste - November, 2018

The new far-right

GI – a rising far-right group that originated in 2003 in France.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018
A vigil is held in front of a statue of Confederate general Albert Pike in Washington, DC on 13 August 2017.Photo: Salwan Georges/The Washington Post/Getty Images

Down with America’s racist monuments

Taking down monuments to people who fought to defend slavery should not be controversial at all. Yet in the US today, it is, writes Mark Engler

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017

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Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
The dirt on waste November, 2018
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
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