The Youth Issue (怒れる世界の若者たちは今)
6-9 Stories making the news this month, including:
Before and after Belo Monte; playing finance at its own game; Shell’s dirty work; bullying and intimidation before Ukraine’s elections; and British lawyers on the hunt for clients in Kenya.
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by Simon Kneebone and Reasons to be cheerful.
28 Film, book and music reviews including:
An unsettling drama set in communist East Germany unfolds in the film Barbara, while Snows of Kilimanjaro is a French tour-de-force; poetic imagery - and a dig at Donald Trump - in Karine Polwart’s new album; and a very personal memoir of the Biafran War from acclaimed Nigerian author Chinua Achebe.
The Big Story ? Youth
10 Voice of the future
Young people are playing a vital role in a sweeping wave of dissent, says Jody McIntyre.
14 Why selling out is no longer an option
Capitalism’s betrayals will cost youth dear. Laurie Penny’s call to arms.
16 Revolutionary women
The feminists who don’t get air time, by Farah Jassat.
17 Youth - The FACTS
18 Planned fury
Seun Kuti tells Akala why hope is overrated.
20 Shaking up the occupiers
The frustrations of Palestinian youth, voiced by Linah Alsaafin.
22 Youth power
Snapshots from around the world.
24 How to grow a student movement, Chilean style
Revolutionary student leaders Camila Vallejo and Giorgio Jackson speak with Jody McIntyre.
32 And the birds dropped dead from the sky
Indigenous groups in Guatemala are fighting back against an environmental catastrophe wreaked by a Canadian mining company, as Stephanie Boyd discovers.
36 Australia’s disgrace
Holding child asylum-seekers in detention is a controversy largely playing out to media silence. Ollie Milman asks why.
5 Letter from Botswana
Wame Molefhe is proud that Gaborone is her home - despite the reaction of others.
26 Country Profile: South Africa
35 Mark Engler
Can Occupy live to see another birthday?
38 And finally...
Providing a voice for young people - emcee Logic on the importance of hip hop, and of loving what you do.