The Big Story: Internationalism
15 Worlds apart
Yohann Koshy traces a line from the golden age
of solidarity to today and asks: what would a new
internationalism look like?
21 How to be an internationalist
Eight ideas that will put your theory into action.
22 Hasta siempre
Sujatha Fernandes on the viability of Cuban
internationalism in turbulent times.
23 Solidarity with the people of the Niger Delta
The fi rst of Emily Johns’ three Cuban-inspired
24 Corbyn vs the nation
Jeremy Corbyn is an internationalist. But the British
economy is hardwired to extract profit from the
Global South. Barnaby Raine squares the circle.
27 Uber drivers of the world, unite!
The workers’ movement is becoming more
internationalist, according to Notes from Below.
30 The far-right international
Simon Childs on the strengths and limits of far-right
34 When the stars began to shine
What has become of the ’Third World’ Featuring
Vijay Prashad and Thomas Sankara.
Stories making the news
8 Kenya’s refugee reporters
9 Introducing... Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
9 Whose land? A chance to settle Guatemala’s claim
10 Turkey: the wolf at Rojava’s door
10 A Senegalese home for Africa’s stolen artefacts
Plus: Sign of the Times
10 India’s deadly ’rat-hole’ coalmines
12 Tourist takeover in Porto, Portugal
13 Israel’s snap election
Plus: Reasons to be Cheerful
Plus: Why I…
7 Letter from Dhaka
Parsa Sanjana Sajid shines a light on the stigma
faced by single men looking for housing.
14 What If…
Vanessa Baird imagines a world where the gender
binary is scrapped on offi cial documents.
37 Hall of Infamy
Milorad Dodik, the war crimes apologist determined to destroy Bosnian peace, gets a grilling.
38 Country Profile: Syria
40 Cartoon History
The story of Filipino elder Macli-ing Dulag, who led
the struggle against the Chico Dam, as told by ILYA
(with Yohann Koshy).
44 The Debate
Is vegan activism getting too confrontational? Chris
Saltmarsh and Hannah Short agree to disagree.
52 Temperature Check
Danny Chivers highlights the success of movements
putting pressure on art institutions to ditch fossil fuel
53 Southern Exposure
Brazilian photographer Luisa Dorr takes us into the boxing ring with one of Bolivia’s Flying Cholitas.
58 The Interview
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek talks Trump, Twitter and troubling times with Graeme Green.
78 The Puzzler
79 Agony Uncle
In this issue, we grapple with a sibling’s dilemma
about equality within marriage.
47 View from India
Nilanjana Bhowmick ponders whether cows and
temples will deliver a mandate for Modi.
Plus: Marc Roberts’s Only Planet.
57 View from Africa
Nanjala Nyabola comments on the fl uctuating,
and often unaffordable, cost of local staples in
Plus: Polyp’s Big Bad World.
48 For the greater good
Nick Dowson examines a radical proposal to
redefi ne and extend service provision to all those
in need – without breaking the bank.
54 For women seeking refuge in Spain, a trail of
Lucia Benavides hears from women migrants
employing drastic strategies to cross the
62 Enter: the new daughters of Africa
Margaret Busby introduces three stories from the
recently published anthology New Daughters of
Euzhan Palcy tells Subi Shah what inspired her to
become a filmmaker 35 years ago, and what keeps
her fire burning.
74 Book Reviews
Woman of the Ashes by Mia Couto; Death Register
by Dwight Thompson; The New Faces of Fascism
by Enzo Traverso; The Long Honduran Night by
76 Film Reviews
3 Faces, directed and co-written by Jafar Panahi; H is for Harry, directed by Jaime Taylor and Ed Owles.
77 Music Reviews
Songs of Our Native Daughters by Our Native
Daughters; Doko Mien by Ibibio Sound Machine.