The Battleground / 29 Jun 2021

The Cultural Front

The Battleground’s Summer Book List

It's 2021, not 1917. Yet, when you read as much progressive media as The Battleground does, you'd be forgiven for mixing up the dates.(...)
Andreas Bloom / 31 May 2021

Belt and Road Politics

The Case of Piraeus

Chinese investment in the Greek port of Piraeus has boosted trade between the two countries. But tensions over an alleged breaking of environmental rules have highlighted the potential harms of Beijing's largesse.(...)
Fausia A. / 13 Apr 2021

Mistreating Minority Women

Austrian Healthcare Apartheid

Abortion is legal in Austria within the first three months of pregnancy, after consultation with a doctor. And every year, around 30,000 abortions are performed in the country. Women of colour make up for more than a third of those who undergo an abortion, and nearly half of them are foreign-born. Why is this?(...)
The Battleground / 09 Mar 2021

The George Floyd Echo

Zack Furness on America on Fire

American civil rights crises usually don't go global. National issues, in Europe their significance tends to be the monopoly of activists and academics, primarily, and leftist politicians.(...)
Preethi Nallu / 02 Dec 2020

Black Lives Matter Reaches Norway

Globalising Anti-Racism

As the latest anti-racism chants fade from Norwegian media headlines, rights advocates in the Scandinavian country are exploring ways of continuing the discussions that started on social media and led to protests.(...)

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