At a Black Lives Matter protest in London, following the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, US, in June 2020. The demonstrator is standing in front of a monument to the women of World War Two.Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Why Black matters

Rahila Gupta examines the history of the contested idea of ‘political blackness’ and makes the case for retaining it in today’s ongoing fight against racism.

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What remains: inhabitants of Aldeia da Paz, a village in Cabo Delgado, after a 2019 attack by Islamist militants.Photo: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty

Explosive mix

Big international players are moving in to exploit Mozambique’s vast natural gas resources – but to whose benefit? asks Sophie Neiman.

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A woman at breaking point as she queues along with other relatives of Covid-19 patients to try to recharge oxygen tanks for their loved ones at the regional hospital in Iquitos, the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon.Photo: Cesar Von Bancels/AFP/Getty

‘You’ve done nothing!’

Stephanie Boyd reports from the Peruvian Amazon on the fight to get adequate healthcare that respects indigenous tradition.

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War and peace

War and peace

Dan Smith offers a snapshot of world trends from the 2020 State of the World Atlas.

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A volunteer at the West End Food Bank in Byker, Newcastle. Over 1.9 million in Britain are now reliant on food handouts in the UK. Photo: Tessa Bunney

How food banks went global

The rise of food charity in some of the most affluent countries is surely a sign that something has gone badly wrong. So why is this broken model being exported to the rest of the world? Charlie Spring investigates.

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Defiantly demanding change in Brooklyn, New York.Photo: Saanya Ali/Majority World

Care not cops

Amy Hall on why defunding police departments could lead to more caring communities.

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Photo: Ally Bruener

My ass and the oceans

Let down by the state and in-home care companies, Ally Bruener struggles to balance care for the planet with her own vital needs.

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Illustration: Sindu Sivayogam

Passing it on

Keeping children fed and houses clean is part of a global care chain that can be lonely and emotionally conflicted, with the burden disproportionately carried by women. This story by Amy Hall shows how it works.

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Profit over the planet: A care-based economy would do the opposite.Photo: Musiime P Muramura/Unsplash

Embedding the economy – with care

Why does the current market economy not serve the best interests of the people? The problem has deep roots, writes Richard Swift. But there is another way...

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Keeping the world cared for

Keeping the world cared for

Three workers tell their stories. Interviews by Iris Gonzales, Audrey Simango, and Jada Steuart.

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Action & info

Action & info

Action, information, and advocacy groups to support on health care.

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Albertina is 15 and the oldest of three sisters. When her mother died she took over responsibility for raising her younger siblings. Now she wants to become a nurse.Photo: Chris de Bode/Panos

The hidden debt of care

Covid-19 has pushed the world’s caregivers to the limit and beyond. Amy Hall explains how their work continues to be undermined and undervalued.

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Nicolle takes a break on the terrace of the Arcoiris office.Photo: Frauke Decoodt

On the pink corridor

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

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Jalila Khamis Kuku.Illustration: Yasmin el-Nour and Duha Mohammed

Mothers of the Revolution

In 2019, Sudanese strongman Omar al-Bashir was brought down in a revolution orchestrated largely by women. But while the dictator might have gone, the divisions wrought by his 30-year rule endure. Lucy Provan and Alice Rowsome meet the women who helped bring down Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir and discover a movement for change in full swing.

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Images from Algiers of the demonstrations marking the first anniversary of the Hirak, 22 February 2020, before the pandemic brought a halt to such mass gatherings. The cake proclaims that the regime (système) has to move (dégage), a popular slogan of the protests.Photos: Riad Kaced

‘The people want independence!’

The Covid-19 pandemic may have put Algeria’s revolutionary uprising temporarily on hold, but, as Hamza Hamouchene observes, the will to topple the military regime remains strong.

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Safeguarding without snooping

A public-health emergency requires a degree of monitoring people. All the more reason to be especially vigilant on privacy, argues Nick Dowson.

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Photo: World bank photo collection

Can workers reset the system?

Coronavirus has closed factories and workshops across the world, spelling disaster for millions of people who subsist on poverty wages. Tansy Hoskins reimagines a garment industry where workers are better protected.

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