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  • An illustration shows a figure with long straight hair standing in the small opening between two sides of a gate. The figure is laughing, head thrown back

    Resisting racial gatekeeping

    British Indians in government are fuelling the so-called culture wars. Bal Sokhi-Bulley dismantles their harmful rhetoric and outlines an alternative politics of solidarity and friendship

  • A protestor wearing a pig nose confronts Metropolitan police officers wearing high vis jackets.

    The colonial roots of the Metropolitan Police

    The Met’s institutional racism is inevitable given its key inspiration: the policing model used to quell Irish anti-colonial resistance, argues Kate Bermingham

  • A rally held in support of migrants coming across the English Channel in Folkestone, Kent

    They are welcome here

    The welcome given to refugees by local people in Folkestone undercuts the narrative that the public wants our borders to be closed, argues Bridget Chapman

  • Bed in a hospital room with a chair and drawers by its side

    Birthing while black

    Anna Horn describes her own experiences in giving birth and how maternity services fail black women in particular

  • A woman at a protest waiving a flare billowing yellow smoke in front of a banner reading "Kill the Bill"

    Abolition Revolution – review

    Abolition Revolution looks to a future free of the punitive systems that permeate British society, argues Shahed Ezaydi

  • The cover of the book This Arab is Queer imposed onto a photo of the pride flag flying against a blue sky

    This Arab is Queer – review

    Elias Jahshan’s anthology paints a vibrant picture of queer Arab life on its own terms, writes Aneesha Hussain

  • Black-and-white photo of a young bell hooks cupping her face in her hand

    Mourning radicalism: a tribute to bell hooks

    Khadijah Diskin explores how can we avoid the cynical commodification of bell hooks’ legacy and build upon her scholarship

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