Is the Muslim Ban Turning into an Africa Ban?


As the US Africa Command expands operations, the geographic focus of Islamophobic rhetoric and immigration restrictions will follow suit.  In early January, Donald Trump once again...

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Berlin Film Festival 2018: Theatres of War, Terror and Faith


There is hope yet for the Berlinale with this year’s selection of films, from a real-time depiction of Anders Breivik’s slaughter to a French film exploring religious beliefs. The...

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A Monster Mash Within Pacific Rim Uprising


Despite stylistic shifts Uprising retains the dynamism and sentiment of its predecessor If you’ve kept up with my work, or glanced at my Twitter, or spent any period of time with...

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The President's Hair


President Trump’s iconic hair has become the comical cultural reference of our times, but what it represents is far more sinister than we have given it credit for.   People...

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Poem: Heavy Clogs


Introduction The “mother and baby home” in Tuam, Co. Galway, was one of many Irish institutions run by religious orders where unmarried women carrying “illegitimate” children...

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Jayaben Desai: The Forgotten “Lion” who Shook the System in Britain


Jayaben Desai’s bold fight for workers’ rights which began in north west London is humorously brought to life on stage Last year​ marked the 40th anniversary of the Grunwick...

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Children Lead the Fight Against Climate Change


Fatima Jichi speaks to Dr Gearóid Ó Cuinn, director of the Global Legal Action Network, the organisation that is challenging governments in Europe for their failure to adequately...

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