GUIDE TO THIS MONTH'S ARTICLES - Jan / Feb 2020
This edition is about borders, refugees and migrants.
First read this article about borders. Borders with their walls and fences are something new in the world. Why do we have them, what terrible problems and suffering do they cause, and what can we do about them?
Read this article about 3 groups that help support and protect illegal immigrants:
Is it possible that in the future all countries will open their borders? Let's imagine...
In the past borders were there for people to cross. Now borders are there to keep people out. Why?
Extinction Rebellion protest about governments not taking action on the climate emergency. Not everyone agrees with the way they protest and their tactics. Read a discussion about whether they are doing things well or badly:
Australia is burning. But the cause of the problem started 30 years ago, Read how and why:
When we switch on the TV, we see protests everywhere in the world. Why?
Waste pickers in India do a difficult job and also help to fight climate change. But they work in terrible conditions. Find out why:
An architect moved from Cape Town to Johannesburg. He writes about the wonderful and strange city.
About 369,000 people are modern slaves in Brazil - 1 in 555 of its population Find out why:
In Rio de Janeiro in Brazil the favelas have a bad name. But now the people in the favelas are telling their own true story of where they live.
In Bangladesh the film industry did well in the past but not now. But women who were extras before and want to be extras still come every day to the studios and hope for work:
Should we fly when flying could make climate change worse?: