We Need to Talk About Claudia Jones


Today’s Notting Hill Carnival rests upon the legacy of a remarkable persevering campaigning journalist   From Trinidad and Tobago, to the United States, to Britain, Claudia...

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Policing Black Women: Capitalism’s Violent Assault on Hip-Hop and Civil Society


The media focus on the bodies of black women diverts attention away from the very real problem of racist social and economic policies in the US   From mad love to bad blood?...

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Why Women Dominate on Exam Results Day


Covering women’s achievements in the media sometimes covers up their worth   August is that time of the year in Britain when hundreds of thousands of 16- and 18-year-old...

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Locarno’s Silver Screen Underdogs


This year’s Locarno Film Festival displayed a peculiar combination of world cinema classics and fresh Hollywood hits in a dramatic Swiss setting   The Locarno International...

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The World's Worst War Crime and the Countries Willing to Do It Again


The horror of nuclear weaponry is not just a matter of the distant past but continues to form power relations between current governments   "That fateful summer, 8:15. The roar...

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Battling the Banks: Syriza and the Search for a New Europe


Dr Louis Bayman interviews Dr Marina Prentoulis on Greece, Syriza and the unprecedented negotiations that have shaken the Eurozone   On the 25 January 2015, Syriza, a Greek...

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Manos Sucias and the Language of Dehumanisation


Manos Sucias offers a refreshingly authentic perspective on race and poverty in the Colombian drugs trade   Manos Sucias charts the adventures of two previously estranged Afro-Colombian...

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