politics

10.10.19

Facebook Removed Hundreds of Accounts for Allegedly Spreading Propaganda in Indonesia

Accounts that shared content in favour of independence in the Papua region were linked to an Indonesian media firm.

10.10.19

An NBA Fan Was Ejected from a Game in Philly for Yelling 'Free Hong Kong'

The Sixers fan echoed the NBA exec's tweet that sparked an international incident with China

10.9.19

Blizzard's Hong Kong Screw-Up Is Officially an International Incident

The company's communities are in chaos and US senators are taking notice, following the suspension of a pro 'Hearthstone' player who declared support for Hong Kong's protest movement.

10.7.19

The Indian Government Is Trying to Erase the Citizenship of Millions. Climate Change Might Get There First

An entire community of Bengali Muslims faces an uncertain future amidst rising anti-Muslim sentiment in India, which has only been made worse by the threat of their land being washed away.

9.26.19

Reports of Police Brutality Spike in Indonesia As 570 High School Students Are Detained for Involvement in Protests

Some of them have been allowed to go home with their parents, but 50 are still missing.

9.24.19

The Era of Polite Climate Activism Is Dead and Buried

Activists blocked the streets of Washington as Greta Thunberg issued an ultimatum to world leaders at the UN.

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9.20.19

Good Job Striking, Now Here's How to Make Your Climate Activism Have an Impact

Friday's climate strike is about a lot more than just a single day of action.

9.20.19

Some Questions For Justin Trudeau, Canada's Prime Minister Who Loves Brownface (and Blackface)

Justin Trudeau wants Canadians to forgive his racism—but he hasn't explained why we should.

9.20.19

Vape Is Dead. Long Live Sprape?

An over-the-counter nicotine spray might be coming for e-cigarettes' throne.

9.17.19

Canadian Teens Are Pledging Not to Have Children to Fight Climate Change

Young people are thinking twice about bringing kids into “a world that is increasingly unsuitable for life.”

8.27.19

What It’s Like Being a Political Graffiti Artist in India, and Getting Away With It

“How many times in your life have you seen your Prime Minister painted on a wall in a funny, satirical manner? Probably never. Maybe nobody has the courage to do it. Maybe nobody thinks it's important enough. But I think otherwise.”

8.22.19

This Photographer Captures the People Caught Between Violence and Politics in Kashmir

“Kashmir is misinterpreted and misunderstood so much, and there's this narrative that Kashmir is 'ours.' The conflict has been nationalised to such an extent that it's not about the individuals themselves who’re from the region.”

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