Chileans poured into the country's main squares on Sunday night after voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country's Pinochet-era constitution in favour of a new charter drafted by citizens.
Kenan MalikChilean voters overwhelmingly support the tearing-up of Pinochet-era constitution and a new charter to be drawn up by a constitutional convention made up of elected citizens
Most Americans view politics as two camps bickering endlessly and fruitlessly over unimportant issues.
Kenan Malik“Democrats and Republicans who don’t follow politics closely believe that low hourly wages are one of the most important problems facing the country. But for hard partisans, the issue barely registers”
Year-long wait described as ‘shocking’ in report by parliamentary ombudsman
Kenan Malik“He could not work, had no money and could not buy food”. “UK Visas and Immigration was ‘well aware’ of Mr R’s ‘desperate situation yet it repeatedly refused requests to expedite its decision’.”
A new indictment entered into Turkey’s National Judiciary Informatics System (UYAP) on Thursday shows Istanbul’s chief public prosecutor demanding three counts of life in prison for philanthropist Osman Kavala and scholar Henri Barkey. The...
Kenan MalikHaving been acquitted in February of absurd charges of conspiracy to overthrow the government, Osman Kavala was immediately rearrested. He was acquitted again in March and again rearrested. Last week he was charged with espionage. ahvalnews.com/osman-kavala/i… #FreeOsmanKavala
There's a new energy around class disadvantage, argues Matt Grogan - but helping the white working class starts by acknowledging difference.
Kenan Malik“These structural questions, about who lives where, with what infrastructure, and what opportunities, these are the things that come to mind when I think about what my chances of getting in higher education were. The colour of my skin doesn’t”
The UK coronavirus crisis – even more so in its second phase – is all about basic inequalities – and lockdown makes these worse, says Guardian columnist John Harris
Kenan Malik“Coronavirus… is about basic inequalities… an intricate set of considerations that the argument over lockdown is not acknowledging.” @johnharris1969 on the left, the right and coronavirus
The contact details of those who have been instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace are to be passed to the police on request, in a move that has alarmed senior health figures who are concerned it will undermine confidence in and...
Kenan MalikThe contact details of those instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace are to be passed to the police
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Kenan Malik“The coronavirus “red wall” highlights how class is lived in Britain: it makes plain the kinds of risks that people have to weigh up to make a living and how the burdens and tolls of those risks bear infinitely more heavily on working-class people”