Arun Ghandi.

‘When people are tired of exploitation, they resort to violence’

Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Arun Gandhi, speaks to Danielle Batist about technology, Trump, and anger as a gift.

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Indigenous rights activists after the ‘Unsettle Canada Day 150 Picnic’ in Toronto, Ontario.

No celebration of colonization

That is the demand of many First Nations people during Canada’s year-long jamboree to mark its 150th anniversary of confederation. Sian Griffiths reports.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
The spirit of creative resistence is strong in the Rio favela of Maré. But Brazil is suffering a ‘genocide’ of black youth.

‘We have a lot to teach the city’

What does ‘the state’ mean to you if you are poor or black or both? Vanessa Baird reports on life down-and-out in post-coup São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

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Marcela's Recipe of the month

Marcela’s recipe: How to make a soft coup

This dish may seem a bit challenging at first glance, but is guaranteed to impress your guests!

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Brazil already suffers a high rate of violence towards women. This activist is taking part in a campaign in Rio.

What's sex got to do with it?

The rights of women and minorities are receding fast since the coup.

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NI 506 - Brazil's soft coup - October, 2017
Indigenous people, set to be robbed of their land rights, took their protest to Brasilia – to be rebuffed by armed forces.

Grand land theft

Vanessa Baird writes on how agribusiness has mounted a coup against rural Brazilians.

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What is Brazil’s ‘Operation Car Wash’?

Is Operation Car Wash the world’s biggest corruption scandal? By Vanessa Baird

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Brazil's soft coup hardens

Vanessa Baird sets out to see how dictatorship is being rebranded in Latin America’s most populous nation.

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

‘This is cultural genocide’

Indigenous communities in Colombia refuse to occupy an empty space in history, and believe their very cultural survival is at stake, reports Hazel Healy.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
‘Your example lights the way for a new dawn,’ reads this monument in La Higuera.

On the trail of Che

A wave of nostalgia is sweeping Latin America as the 50th anniversary of the death of Che Guevara approaches. Julio Etchart follows the ‘Che route’ to the remote spot where the revolutionary icon was executed.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Police come up behind a protester opposed to the Tintaya Copper mine in 2012. Their violence later resulted in three deaths.

When the police are paid by the mine

Stephanie Boyd reports on a growing trend of private corporations hiring public law enforcers to protect their interests.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017

Deliver us from Venus and Mars

Newspapers love to dish up stories of inherent differences between the sexes because we lap them up. Gavin Evans reflects on why we are still so susceptible.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Education against the odds. Yemeni children attend classs in a school building damaged by a Saudi-led air strike in Taez.

Education otherwise

The world is full of extraordinary schools. We feature three inspirational stories about courageous teachers, second-chance education and progressive pedagogy in Yemen, South Sudan and Colombia.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Mistaking high test scores in China as a measure of quality, the West has adopted an exam-orientated system.

Fatal attraction

Why is the West racing to copy Asia’s education system as fast as the East scrambles to reform it? Yong Zhao takes to task an unhealthy and deluded romanticization of education.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Education by e-book? A teacher and her class at low-cost private school  Bridge in Mpigi, Uganda.

Between a shark and the deep sea

Can a US chain of profit-making schools really help the poor? Patience Akumu reports on the impact of Bridge academies in Uganda.

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Will Google take over the classroom?

Silicon Valley types say that with enough data, they can ‘fix’ education. Where are the teachers in this grand plan? asks Tamasin Cave.

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Education for all – The facts

A snapshot of progress, setbacks and future prospects

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Indigenous children are disproportionately left behind.

Leave no-one behind?

An update on progress towards the dream of universal education

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
A child practises writing the days of the week on the wall of her house in Meme, Cameroon.

Back to the drawing board

The Right has captured education all over the world. Hazel Healy makes the case for how to do things differently.

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NI 505 - Bad Education - September, 2017
Le Ciel and L’Amour can rest easy at last. Before they came to Foyer Jean Paul II, a recovery centre for girls who have undergone trafficking or forced marriage in Kara, Togo, they had to sleep rough, at risk of assault, robbery and sexual abuse.

To reach a place of safety

Photographer Ana Palacios documents the work to rescue and rehabilitate trafficked and abandoned children in Togo and Benin.

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NI 504 - The Equality Effect - July, 2017
When water supplies run dry in his village, Shiva Korade attempts to make a living selling sugarcane juice in nearby Pune.

Lessons from the thirst economy

Conflicts over water are on the rise in India, but climate change is not the only culprit. Fiona Broom reports on a powerful water mafia that is sucking India dry.

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NI 504 - The Equality Effect - July, 2017
The flag of equality has many colours: a scene from the March of Equality, organized by LGBT and human rights activists in Kiev, Ukraine, in June 2016.

Firing up the change

The advantages of greater equality are clear – the more so as the negative effects of widening inequality in some countries become apparent. But how can we help turn the tide?

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The rich, the poor and the earth

While it is clear that equality matters in terms of health and happiness, surprising new data reveals that it is also better for the environment – in the more equal rich countries, people on average consume less, produce less waste and emit less carbon.

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When we were more equal

A few fragments from the surprising history of equality. Cartoons by Ella Furness.

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Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Brazil's soft coup October, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
Bad Education September, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
The Equality Effect July, 2017
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