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Black and white ferns that are curled up at the top.
by Ian Hyslop  |  26th January 2022

Ian Hyslop, author of 'A Political History of Child Protection', considers the disproportionality of Māori children in state care in NZ – another example of bias against indigenous peoples in Anglophone countries across the world. …Read more

Children playing hopscotch
by Marlon Lee Moncrieffe  |  7th October 2021

Marlon Moncrieffe looks at the Eurocentric nature of British history teaching in UK schools, and its role in reinforcing the inequality and division of British people. …Read more

Sorting food bank food.
by Georgina Brewis Angela Ellis Paine Irene Hardill Rose Lindsey and Rob Macmillan  |  14th September 2021

Georgina Brewis, Angela Ellis Paine, Irene Hardill, Rose Lindsey and Rob Macmillan explain how COVID-19 has forced them to rethink their study comparing welfare in the 1940s and 2010s.…Read more

by Vineet Thakur  |  24th August 2021

Vineet Thakur profiles the Indian liberal politician and roving ambassador Srinivasa Sastri, whose name has been largely forgotten in the romanticisation of his friend and political opponent, Gandhi.…Read more

by Lily Hamourtziadou  |  11th August 2021

Lily Hamourtziadou looks at how the pursuit of liberal capitalist democracy has failed Iraq and produced only violence, terrorism, poverty, crime, instability and economic failure. …Read more

Glass ceiling.
by Russell Sandberg  |  1st July 2021

This policy briefing covers key messages and policy recommendations around the need to update out-of-date marriage law and suggests a series of reforms to the law on adult intermate relationships. …Read more