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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Don’t say that the struggle was in vain

by Helon Habila

Fighting against the military junta in Nigeria in the 1990s meant putting your life on the line.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Did you prune the roses?

by Ahmet Altan

About the questions I'm no longer being asked. A text from prison.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

The renaissance of the street struggle

by Donatella della Porta

Around the world more people are protesting than they have for a long time. What unites them?

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Words that bind

by Ngūgī wa Thiong’o

Spending one year in prison for a theatre play written in Gĩkũyũ instead of English: thoughts on language as a means of repression.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Fear is contagious

by Wu'er Kaixi

How I survived Tiananmen Square and became one of China’s most wanted dissidents.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

“Violence is the red line”

an interview with Federica Mogherini

How do governments deal with the disaffection of citizens? How can you criticise entire states? A conversation with former EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini about resisting in politics.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

“I had nothing left to lose”

an interview with Oleg Senzow

The Ukrainian director Oleg Senzow spent five years in Russian prisons because he fought against the annexation of the Crimea. Was it worth it?

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

“We are living in an age of extinction”

in conversation with Naomi Klein

The system critic Naomi Klein explains why she still has a glimmer of hope, despite the climate crisis.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Another idea of homeland

by Kadhem Khanjar

For several months now, Iraqi youth have been out on the streets. What are they fighting for?

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

“Constantly fighting back”

an interview with Bachtyar Ali

The author talks about the Kurds in Northern Iraq and writing as a form of resistance.

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Talking about a revolution (Issue II/2020)

Tā Moko - Living Ancestors

by Kararaina Te Ira

For centuries, Māori in New Zealand have practiced the art of
tā moko, an indigenous tattooing practice. It goes far beyond simply decorating skin

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