Britain and Saudi: The Shame of £2.8bn of Arms Sales


The profitability of the war in Yemen has kept Britain and Saudi on exceptionally close terms   When Saudi authorities opened the year 2016 with a mass execution, they did so to propagate...

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The Climate Justice Movement Will Thrive Despite the Failures of Paris


It is time to understand the real victims of the sluggish plan for climate action and what will be lost if we continue at our current rate of consumption   This past Christmas,...

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The Unhealthy Risk Appetites of British Banks


The bank accounts of British Muslim charities are being shut down without notice or negotiation   The fact that Britain is the most charitable developed nation in the world and...

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Backtracks, Contracts and Why the NHS Is Our Most Under-Appreciated Triumph


Why the junior doctors' strike on Tuesday is essential for understanding the state of our healthcare system and its tireless workers   “You are 15 per cent more likely...

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A Confluence of Languages: The Extraordinary Diversity of an African Community


The subtle multilingual interactions in a village in Senegal are strikingly beautiful   At the confluence of two rivers lies Agnack Grand in Casamance, Senegal. A small village...

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The Top Ten Fiercely Addictive Tracks of the Year


The tracks that we’ll probably still be humming into January 2016   Streaming took off more than ever in 2015, allowing music fans even more scope to discover new songs....

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The Hunger Games: Understanding Your Enemy


The final film instalment of The Hunger Games blurs the boundaries between ally and enemy and brings us closer to a world we recognise   WARNING: Contains Mild Spoilers In...

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