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Month: November 2021

Hong Kong’s freedoms under further attack as ‘Captain America’ is jailed

A protester dressed in a Captain America style costume, holding a shield during an Anti Extradition Bill protest outside Hong Kong government offices in Admiralty. Photo: David Coulson / Alamy Stock Photo A former food delivery worker calling himself a…

Indigenous people have been silenced on the climate crisis

Members of indigenous groups from Brazil speak on the stage in George Square as part of the Fridays for Future Scotland march during the Cop26 summit in Glasgow. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire/PA Images For the last fortnight the media has…

Richard Ratcliffe: The UK Government needs to look long and hard at its hostage policy

Richard Ratcliffe on hunger strike outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 8 November 2021 with Index on Censorship associate editor Mark Frary As Richard Ratcliffe enters day 16 of a hunger strike to protest against UK government inaction in…

Change in the pipeline?

Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (Bakken / DAPL) near New Salem, North Dakota. Most Americans do not need to worry about the oil pipelines that fuel their cars, and most live with their water supplies comfortably distant from any…

Art

Dawn DeDeaux Connects Social Justice and Environmentalism in a Retrospective at the New Orleans Museum of Art

In Dawn DeDeaux: The Space Between Worlds, the retrospective currently on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), works from across five decades show the artist’s longstanding concern with our society’s most pressing issues, including social justice and…

Art

Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition Features Monumental New Mural by Derrick Adams

The Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition On Site: Derrick Adams features a multimedia wall mural and sculptural installation the artist created specifically for the museum. Featuring important sites of Black culture in Milwaukee, “Our Time Together” (2021) celebrates everyday life on…