In the 19th century, Baartman was dehumanized and mocked for her large posterior. So what does it mean when Black women today strive for ‘Sarah Baartman hips’?
While the world is dealing with the biggest health emergency in more than a century, the way people have reacted to the crisis is familiar and predictable.
Associating all bridging visas with ‘scammers’ and ‘illegal migrants’ misses the bigger picture of the role bridging visas play in our changing immigration regime.
Much of the devastation of our globe’s natural resources traces its origins to early colonialism. These relationships continue to define the extraction of resources that severely impact ecosystems.
Our energy supply underpins everything we do – so why is it exempt from the fair trade arguments used for food and clothing?
There are other ways of exploiting victims in the ‘business model’ of modern slavery.
Why some corporations are quick to respond to criticism, and others hide away.
The way we talk about this problem is working against us.
Thousands of North Americans travel to Mexico to eat, drink, shop and get cheap and fast dental care. Meanwhile, local populations suffer racism, poor working conditions and inadequate health care.
Using technology and rhetoric, ride-hailing companies manage to dictate drivers while simultaneously creating the illusion of equal relation.
New research offers a picture of what it’s like to work in Australia illegally. Many workers are exploited, some come knowing they have no work rights, others may be unaware they’re working illegally.
The ocean can no longer be viewed as a limitless space for free access for all. It needs to be managed over its entirety
Since 2015, Australia has no regulations specifically for reality television. With controversy swirling around Channel Nine’s ‘The Briefcase’, what exactly is allowed?
The huge problem of youth unemployment in South Africa appears to be getting worse. New research will hopefully amplify their voices and inform more realistic interventions to combat the monster.
Sex workers in South Africa are all potential criminals due to the country’s regressive laws. But their status may change soon, making South Africa the first African country to decriminalise sex work.
His tombstone may say Craven, but the director carved a bold and memorable niche in the horror genre.
Research should not only benefit the researchers. People who participate in research should also be compensated for the contributions.
Human trafficking is a major source of misery around the world. The absence of reliable statistics to determine its enormity has led to inflated guesstimates that harm efforts to combat the scourge.