🇲🇲Is COVID-19 hampering Myanmar’s anti-coup movement? | The Stream

Nearly six months after Myanmar’s military took power in a coup, people across the country are still enduring daily repression and a wave of fresh COVID-19 infections is making life…

Can the UK stamp out racism in its policing? | The Stream

A string of arrests by police of people who allegedly racially abused Black players in the England national football team has highlighted the ugly extent of everyday racism in the United Kingdom. But with institutional…

Can slavery reparations dismantle systemic racism? | The Stream

The UN’s human rights chief is urging countries to issue reparations as one method of addressing racial injustices against Black people. The recommendation was part of a wide-ranging report on…

How should we adapt to extreme weather caused by climate change? | Inside Story

Scientists have long warned climate change will make extreme weather events more frequent. At least 150 people have died in floods across Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Forest fires are…

Can slavery reparations dismantle systemic racism? | The Stream

The UN’s human rights chief is urging countries to issue reparations as one method of addressing racial injustices against Black people. The recommendation was part of a wide-ranging report on…

At least 33 killed as heavy rains batter western Germany

At least 33 people have died and dozens are missing, according to regional officials, after heavy rains triggered flash floods in parts of Germany, damaging homes and disrupting transport. The…

What does racism in English football say about prejudice in society? | The Stream

English football – how deep is the issue of racism? England’s national soccer team players have faced a deluge of racist abuse and harassment online, following the team’s loss to…

What does racism in English football say about prejudice in society? | The Stream

English football – how deep is the issue of racism? England’s national soccer team players have faced a deluge of racist abuse and harassment online, following the team’s loss to…

Feeding the hungry: Who will help? | Inside Story

World hunger is increasing dramatically and governments must act now if they want to live up to the pledge of ending the problem by 2030. The stark warning was issued…

Many Afghan civilians struggling to flee amid Taliban advances

The highest ranking United States military official in Afghanistan has handed over his command at an official ceremony in Kabul. General Austin Miller’s departure comes as the Taliban makes rapid…