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Saturday May 21, 2022
Rachel Shabi

  • January 27, 2017

    Scapegoating foreign aid

    In our Brexity, Trumpist times, you only need to see the words “foreign aid” to understand that such a thing – and also its entire...

  • January 03, 2017

    Media in 2017

    In the year of Brexit and Donald Trump, neither of which the media saw coming, the talk has been of a broken media, unable to usefully analyse,...

  • November 03, 2016

    Refugees and art

    Walking the streets of Palermo, Sicily, it is immediately obvious why this Italian island should be hosting its second festival of migrant...

  • October 14, 2016

    Human rights protection

    Last week, Britain’s prime minister announced plans to take the UK military out of parts of the European Convention on Human Rights . Speaking...

  • August 19, 2016

    Hijabi Olympics

    You know what makes the Olympics historic this year? It isn’t that the Rio Olympics are the first to be held in a South American city, or that...

  • June 28, 2016

    The little island

    And just like that, over one night, the country became a little island again – and also split apart. The British public voted to leave the...

  • May 16, 2016

    Building for peace

    It may sound impossible and even naive, but there are good reasons to keep trying to build for peace in the midst of a devastating war. While a...

  • February 02, 2016

    Branding refugees

    Weeks ago, 12-year-olds at a school on the south coast of England, walked into an English lesson to find a large image of a street in which all the...