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26 January 2023
At least 39 people have been charged following the riots in Brazil’s capital earlier in January. Not only is it the latest mockery to strike the…
24 January 2023
Max Lawson introduces Oxfam’s 2023 Davos report, ‘Survival of the Richest: How we must tax the super-rich now to fight inequality’ Walter is the father of my son’s best friend at…
23 January 2023
Nicholas Ross Smith, from the University of Canterbury, makes a case for the departing Jacinda Ardern as being one of New Zealand’s finest statesperson, based on her communicative…
17 January 2023
Blair Glencorse and Narayan Adhikari explore the domestic and international roots of Nepal's latest air tragedy, and discuss what can be done to end them. Here in Kathmandu,…
17 January 2023
Yuhan Zhang argues that the world’s largest economies and emitters are unlikely to take climate actions to achieve the 1.5 degree Celsius goal in the coming years.…
16 January 2023
Universities can serve as “living labs” where investment in innovative energy solutions can be upscaled and tested in cooperation with industry. Scaling innovative green…
13 January 2023
The protest group Extinction Rebellion (XR) has released a statement with the clickbait headline “We Quit”. Dashing the hopes of climate denialists everywhere, the group is not…
12 January 2023
Rory McCarthy argues that religion still shapes politics even at a time of Islamist setbacks in North Africa. After a decade in government, Islamist parties in Tunisia and Morocco…
11 January 2023
Hugo Slim argues that humanitarians cannot compromise with the Taliban's extreme misogyny. Once again, humanitarians are bogged down in a moral predicament in Afghanistan. The…
09 January 2023
This article is part of Africa@LSE's “Through your eyes“ series, which gives young and emerging African writers a platform to share their lived experiences of key political events…