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A view of Jamji Tea Estate operated by Ekaterra and previously by Unilever. Evicted Kenyans violently pushed out by colonial era settlers are calling for justice. ANTHONY LANG’AT

Ahead of a royal visit, communities violently evicted by colonial era settlers are calling for justice. Anthony Lang...

A branch of the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group in the Arava (Wadi Araba) desert south of the Dead Sea. The company’s notorious Pegasus cyber-surveillance weapon has been used in Catalonia surveillance and implicated in human rights abuses worldwide. AMIR COHEN/REUTERS

How far are states willing to go to spy on dissent? Bethany Rielly reports from Catalonia to find out.

People from the Waoraní Indigenous community attend an event promoting a ‘yes’ vote in a referendum on not extracting oil in Quito, Ecuador, on Monday 14 August 2023. AP PHOTO/DOLORES OCHOA/ALAMY

Danny Chivers reports on how the people of Ecuador voted against the oil giants and for the Yasuní National...

During a protest in Washington DC a man stands holding a megaphone, wearing a red coat and a yellow placard that reads: 'Debt is a tool of colonialism'. Behind him other protesters how a large banner. The word 'Event' has been added to the top left of the photo.

Join us on Monday 25 September to discuss the growing demands for debt cancellation, and climate reparations alongside...

An older man wearing a hat and scarf looks into the camera. The word Event has been added to the right of the picture.

Join us in Glasgow on Friday 15 September to explore what it could mean to reckon with the impacts of colonialism and why...

Panoramic photograph of smokes billowing from New York City buildings. MATTEO CATANESE/UNSPLASH

A new report shows the dramatic rise in cash earnings of shareholders in Britain’s big oil since the Paris Agreement.

The bronze statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes is removed in Cape Town on 9 April 2015 as Rhodes Must Fall protesters film the event. DESMOND BOWLES/FLICKR

Musawenkosi Cabe speaks to activists who were part of the Rhodes Must Fall push to decolonize universities...

Activists from Debt for Climate and Extinction Rebellion shut down traffic in front of the IMF and World Bank annual meetings in Washington, DC on 13 October 2022, as part of decolonization demonstrations. CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES

If you want to build a more just world, we need to confront the legacies of empire, argues Amy Hall.

Playing dominoes in central Bridgetown, Barbados on 15 November 2021, a couple of weeks before the ceremony to swear in Sandra Mason as president. JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES

Amy Hall reports from Barbados on abolishing the British monarchy and the legacies of colonialism.

Activists demonstrate at a London reparations protest organized by Africans Rising UK on 6 October 2021. SANGIULIANO/SHUTTERSTOCK

Priya Lukka explains what reparations could mean, drawing from the rich and varied global movement for repair...

A portrait of Tunisian president Kais Saied. KHALED NASRAOUI/DPA/ALAMY

An autocrat in institutional clothing, the Tunisian president has crushed the hopes of democrats in the birthplace of the Arab...

A photo of the US stock exchange. Aditya Vyas/Unsplash

From spoiled pets to private jets, Naomi Fowler takes a look at the deformities created by the wealthy—and...

Illustration: Andy Carter

Alice McCool imagines a world where countries are not left wearing the West’s cast-offs.

The audience watches two performers dressed as fat cats. They are on the stage with a red silk and one is holding an eviction notice

A new aerial cabaret show explores the housing crisis and the debts of home. Amy Hall reports.

Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro are detained during a demonstration against President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, outside Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, January 8, 2023. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Leonardo Sakamoto on Jair Bolsonaro’s not-so-triumphant return, as he faces a slew of lawsuits over alleged...

Large placard with '15 months in prision for a peaceful protest? "Seriously Australia?" #FreeVioletCoco ' written on it and a photo of Deanna Maree “Violet” Coco. Two people are in the background but you can only see the lower parts of their bodies.

Governments are pushing back against climate activism with violence, anti-protest laws and prison sentences. But we can resist...


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