Outrage at a Melbourne protest, July 2017, after the man who ran down 14-year-old Elijah Doughty was found not guilty of manslaughter.Photo: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

Our lives, our lands

Amy McQuire on why life and death are inseparable from land for Aboriginal people in Australia.

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The black working class are often ‘invisible’ in Britain.Photo: ersoy emin / Alamy

Working class in Britain? You must be white

Kam Sandhu questions why the British working class is inevitably conceived of as white, despite ethnic minority communities being at the sharpest end of inequality.

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Rivers of Meeting

In Brazil, young indigenous women are reconnecting with their African roots and finding ways to intervene in the violence that targets their community.

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Police can feel like an occupying force in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas.Photo: Valery Sharifulin/ITAR-TASS/Alamy

'A policy of extermination'

Brazil promotes the myth of a harmonious ‘racial democracy’ abroad, but the killings of black people resemble state-sponsored genocide, writes Vanessa Martina Silva.

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Black Girl Magic

Natty Kasambala on the call to action and celebration.

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Not forgotten: flowers for Michael Brown at a memorial outside the Canfield Green apartments, Ferguson, where he was shot dead by a police officer in 2015.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The fight goes on

The struggle against institutionalized oppression in the US goes beyond protest to an inclusive politics of identity. And it’s not short on policy ideas either, says Jamilah King.

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Black Lives - THE FACTS

The impacts of racism can be seen in almost all aspects of everyday life. Black and indigenous people are more likely to be jailed or unemployed – that’s if they make it past childhood.

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J’accuse: protests and riots rage for days after Keith Lamont Scott is shot dead by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 2016.Photo: Sean Rayford / Getty Images

A challenge to power

Black Lives Matter and a new generation of activism has the potential to reawaken the global fight for black liberation, argues Amy Hall.

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The unreported year 2017

From Ukraine to South Sudan – stories and photos from around the world that you might have missed in 2017, compiled by Kelsi Farrington

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Laughing and crying

A story of cause and effect doesn't tell us everything about the relationship between social media use and mental health, argues Marcus Gilroy-Ware.

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Young girls in Malaysia are finding a safe space in social media networks.Photo: Michael Coghlan under a CC license, adapted by Yohann Koshy

A group of one’s own

Hussein Kesvani reports on how young Muslim women are using social media to create a safe space to self-educate and share ideas.

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Seize the memes of production

A look at the role internet memes play in young people’s political conversations.

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Protestors celebrate the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes from the University of Cape Town, April 2015.Photo: Desmond Bowles under a CC licence

Over the rainbow

A new generation of black activists in South Africa don’t have the ‘patience’ of their parents. Chris Webb looks at how the education system has become a flashpoint of struggle.

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Kids at work

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.

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A public billboard produced by the Uganda Health Marketing Group.Photo: Jenny Matthews / Panos

Fear of a young planet

Young Africans need to resist the way they are being spoken about, argues Wangui Kimari.

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Students in Britain protest proposed increases to university tuition fees, 9 December 2010.Photo: Guy Corbishley/Alamy Stock Photo

Arrested Development

Millennials have been condemned to a life of permanent adolescence. Despite the obsession with all things shiny and new, Yohann Koshy argues that young people are using old-fashioned ideas to chart a way forward.

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University students from the Free Papua Organization and the Papua Student Alliance resist police using water cannons during a protest in Jakarta, 1 December 2016. Photo: Bay Ismoyo / AFP / Getty

‘Every signature was an act of courage’

How did West Papuan campaigners build a game-changing 1.8 million-strong petition in the teeth of government repression? Key organizers tell Danny Chivers how it was done and what’s at stake.

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The lives behind the label

The lives behind the label

Bangladesh is home to almost five million garment workers, making it the second largest manufacturer of garments in the world. Its factory workers make the clothes we wear every day. Meet the humans behind the big clothing brand labels.

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Arvind Gupta in his lab.Photo: Ashok Rupner

Toys from trash

Simple models by India’s ‘science magician’, Arvind Gupta, are making learning fun for young minds around the world. Priti Salian reports from a classroom in Bangalore.

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Pablo Beltrán and others in the ELN’s peace delegation address the media during talks in Quito earlier this year.Photo: EFE News Agency/Alamy Stock Photo

Guerrillas gamble for peace

The clock is ticking for peace in Colombia. Next month a ceasefire with the ELN, the last remaining leftwing guerrilla organization in the country, is due to run out. Guerrilla leader Pablo Beltrán of Colombia’s ELN talks to Mónica del Pilar Uribe Marín.

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An example of the proposed solar plant for Port Augusta.Photo: SolarReserve

...Port Augusta gives coal the boot

Port Augusta had long been South Australia’s coal-fired powerhouse. But a five-year-long community campaign has delivered solar success and an end to the smokestacks, reports Dan Spencer.

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Protesters, including First Nations people, blocking the road to Adani’s Abbott Point coal port.Photo: Alex Bainbridge / Green Left Weekly

While the world’s largest coal mine gets the go ahead…

With the Great Barrier Reef and climate targets under threat, Tom Anderson and Eliza Egret explain why this mega mine matters to all of us.

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Catalan revolutionaries get ready for action to defend their revolution from Franco back in 1936. Barcelona at the time was famously described by George Orwell as ‘a town where the working class was in the saddle’.Photo: CNT

Homage to Catalonia

Recent events have thrust Catalonia into the global spotlight. Kevin Buckland tells the background story we don’t get to hear – about co-operatives, ‘fearless cities’ and the real challenges to authoritarian capitalism.

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Black Lives Matter March, 2018
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Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
Black Lives Matter March, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
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