In 1984, President of Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara addressed the United Nations General Assembly. Sankara was perhaps the last ‘Third World’ politician, a revolutionary Marxist who felt a ‘special solidarity uniting the three continents of Asia, Latin America and Africa’.
The prospect of a British government headed up by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn – a veteran internationalist – should be a source of hope. But how would his government break from the past when the global economy is hardwired to extract profit from the Global South? Barnaby Raine proposes four ideas to help square the circle.
Climate change is the salient symptom of a human world unwilling – or unable – to protect its own life. In this lyrical essay, Daniel Macmillen Voskoboynik explains why learning to think ecologically will be a precious and indispensable tool for our times – and how our fight against catastrophic collapse can ultimately win a more beautiful world.
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.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|For the greater good||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|When the stars began to shine||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|The far-right international||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Uber drivers of the world, unite!||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Corbyn vs the nation||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|¿Hasta siempre?||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|How to be an internationalist||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Internationalism timeline||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Worlds apart||Building a new internationalism||March, 2019|
|Unlearning despair||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Japan’s firewall against populism||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Catching the cops||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Do we fetishize indigenous people?||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Cartoon History: Toussaint Louverture||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Action on Trade||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Just, open and green||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Winners and losers||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Pigs that cross...||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Open China?||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Brexit and the dark arts||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Investor rex||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|A rustbelt romance||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Is trade in turmoil a chance for justice?||Trade in Turmoil||January, 2019|
|Between the devil and the deep blue sea||The dirt on waste||November, 2018|