Stories making the news this month
6 Between Sudan and a hard place
6 Ukraine’s HIV epidemic
7 Justice for Giulio Regeni
7 Here comes the sun in Latin America
7 Introducing: Katrin Jakobsdottir
8 Victory in Cambodia over sand dredgers
8 Life after Putin
9 U K detention deaths
9 White saviours on TV
Plus: Scratchy Lines by Simon Kneebone and
Reasons to be Cheerful
[The Big Story: Black Lives Matter]
10 A challenge to power
Amy Hall on the global fight for black liberation.
14 Black lives: THE FACTS
16 The fight goes on
Jamilah King on how Black Lives Matter has changed US politics.
18 Reclaiming Pride by janaya khan.
Black Girl Magic by Natty Kasambala.
19 A policy of extermination
The racialized violence of the Brazilian state – a report by Vanessa Martina Silva.
21 Rivers of Meeting
Young people in Brazil reconnect with their African roots by Amy Hall.
22 Working class in Britain? You must be white
Kam Sandhu questions some persistent assumptions.
24 Our lives, our lands
Amy McQuire on why land is the lifeblood of Aboriginal people in Australia.
25 Six ways to be a better ally from Kristina Wong.
28 A Q&A with Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky shares his views with Andy Heinz on America’s ‘free trade agreements’, North Korea and the
dangers of a ‘charismatic demagogue’ as president.
30 Women against mining – and for the good life
How photography is helping Peruvian women document life near the
largest goldmine in Latin America.
31 Kate Smurthwaite Riding out the MeToo backlash.
Plus: Polyp’s Big Bad World.
36 Mark Engler When ‘America First’ is a corporate scam.
32 Film reviews
A Fantastic Woman ,written and directed by Sebastián Lelio;
Custody (Jusqu’à la garde),written and directed byXavier Legrand.
33 Music reviews
Your Queen Is a Reptile by Sons of Kemet; Radyo Siwèl
by Mélissa Laveaux.
34 Book reviews
A Line in the River by Jamal Mahjoub; Political Tribes
by Amy Chua; Building and Dwelling by Richard Sennett;
Deport, Deprive, Extradite by Nisha Kapoor.
Plus: Also out there…
PLUS : Open Window, with guest cartoonist Rice Araujo
5 Letter from Cochabamba
Amy Booth bids farewell to Cochabamba
and shares what the ‘big village’ has
revealed to her.
26 Country Profile: Paraguay
37 Making Waves
Nick Dowson speaks to Anabela
Carlón Flores, an indigenous lawyer
and campaigner who, in the face of
pipeline companies, is a force to be
38 And Finally
Despite a traumatic beginning, US
singer-songwriter Nahko shares with
Graeme Green how he’s turned his pain into positivity.