In an age of fear about immigration, the success of the Bangladeshi population in Britain has a deeper resonance.
I’m afraid to say we made the wrong choice as Ukip are beginning to prove time and time again their insignificance in Europe.
The detention centre in Buckinghamshire, where 400 women await deportation, has been dogged by allegations of mistreatment - so why has the company which has run it for the last seven years been awarded a new contract?
Mainstream parties are under siege from populist parties on the far left and right, while a new tide of nationalism is also sweeping Europe.
Although IS is certainly an Islamic movement, it is neither typical nor mired in the distant past, because its roots are in Wahhabism, a form of Islam practised in Saudi Arabia that developed only in the 18th century.
The small nation state has not had a government for six months and corruption and cynicism still rule.
As long as racial fear can be used to justify disproportionate force, killings like that of Mike Brown in Ferguson will continue.
Feminists of all stripes share a desire to make women’s lives better. But in order to do that, we need to listen to what all women have to say.
Anti-war films often aren't because they still glamourise combat, or fail to ask questions about the wider political reasons for nations to go to war.
During the 1990s, hundreds of thousands of poor women in rural areas of Peru were forcibly sterilised, often without their knowledge - and ahead of the next presidential election, artists are helping campaigners finally find justice.
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