The case for progressive internationalism is as strong as ever, but for us to have purchase on the issue of global poverty, Britain needs a presence in these countries beyond our Embassies or High Commissions.
In the last year, across the world, 30 per cent of internet users have faced increased restrictions on accessing content. The Association for Progressive Communications estimates that over 45 states have imposed some kind of online restrictions.
The Marikana massacre resulted in the deaths of 69 protesters, allegations of corruption, and appalling behaviour from businesses.
Carl Packman reviews Peter Hain’s book Outside In, and finds it to be a thoroughly good profile of a conviction politician.
Action for Souther Africa’s Tony Dykes looks at the history of the ANC, and wonders what the future holds for it.
A year after South Africa held such a fantastic (bar England’s performance) World Cup, they are still waiting for £50 million FIFA promised them.
Tony Dykes, the Director of Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA), looks at the state of the nation, one year on from the World Cup.
Our guest writer is Mark Beacon, campaigns manager for Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA), the successor organisation to the Anti Apartheid Movement; ACTSA campaigns for justice, rights and development in solidarity with people in southern Africa Today is the first Nelson Mandela Day, which will be celebrated at the British Museum from 11-4. One week [...]