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Sunday Long Read: Is Europe's treatment of refugees beginning to take on a genocidal form?
Yesterday members of the University and College Union finished a 48 hour strike. Officially the dispute is over pay, but if staff and students want to take on the central issue - the marketisation of the sector - it will require some innovation.
In May 2011, Spanish anti-austerity activists kickstarted the 15M movement. Five years on, their legacy is still being felt in Spain and beyond.
Last week, Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached and suspended following allegations of fiddling the public accounts. As rival Michel Temer takes the reins pending Rousseff's trial, it's becoming clear there are vested interests at play.
Following the pilot of Operation Shield, Boris Johnson's controversial scheme for dealing with 'gang crime' in London, Sadiq Khan has given no indication of whether he intends to roll it out across the city.
The UK government pitches its international aid deals as win-win, but increasingly aid is being used to advance British interests at the expense of the world's poor and displaced, writes Diane Abbott.
The new higher education white paper seeks to fundamentally overhaul the sector as we know it. But the plans depend on metrics extracted from student feedback, presenting students with a unique opportunity to sabotage the government's vision.
Revelations that the British military has been directly involved in drone strikes in Yemen underscores the fact that one year on from the start of the conflict, Britain continues to be complicit in the largely-ignored war in the country.
Spain’s December elections delivered an inconclusive result and months of sterile negotiations have met a dead end. In a surprising turn, and with new elections around the corner, a far-left electoral pact could tip the balance of powers.
Since its inception in late 2015, Switched On London has gone from strength to strength in its campaign for energy democracy. Now the campaign is looking to build a community-led movement to take on fuel poverty.
The cynical approach to climate change adopted by many media outlets is a constant source of frustration for anyone who acknowledges the urgency of global warming. Now scientists are able to hold them to account.
Sunday Long Read: The social movement Nuit Debout (roughly translated at Rise Up at Night) began on 31 March in Paris and quickly spread across France. The movement is now threatening to go global.
Last month, the leaders of the April 6 Youth Movement spent the 8th anniversary of the Egyptian group behind bars. Crucial to the 2011 revolution, their experiences since then show how Egypt has fallen back to the ‘deep state’.
In the last ten days, over 250 civilians have been killed in Aleppo. As opposition forces struggle to keep basic services running, Russian bombs and regime artillery rounds threaten to put Syria's largest city under siege.
Sunday Long Read: Just part of the fallout of the recent NUS conference has been a conservative-led wave of calls for SUs to disaffiliate. At its root is a battle over the very purpose of a union.
Last week a photojournalist caught sight of an internal government briefing concerning proposed reforms to higher education. The document reveals that HE policy is in crisis.
Today's all-out junior doctors' strike marked a step up in the fight for the NHS: not only was it the first healthcare strike where emergency cover was left to consultants, but supporters also targeted those who stand to gain from the privatisation of the NHS.
Sunday Long Read: As the international community vows to 'never forget' as it commemorates the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide, the ideology of 'Turkification' is still playing out in the Turkish state's treatment of Kurds.
Indonesia's president, Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo, signed five cooperation agreements with the UK during his recent tour of the EU despite the history of atrocities being committed in the country's easternmost provinces.
All London mayoral elections have been decided by second preference votes, and even Ken Livingstone's reign was kick-started by Green voters. Could the frontrunners' complacency cost them?