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Barry Healy reviews One Night in Miami, which tells a story of boxing champion Muhammad Ali's 1964 meeting with Malcolm X, soul singer Sam Cooke and footballer Jim Brown.

David Robie reviews Australian journalist John Martinkus's new book about the Trans-Papua Highway, which is bringing military occupation, exploitation, environmental destruction and colonisation to West Papua.

Jeremy Goldstein

Barry Healy talks to the creator of Truth to Power Café, a theatrical experience where audience members are invited to respond to the question: “Who has power over you and what do you want to say to them?”

Jim McIlroy and Laurie MacSween review a new documentary on Australia's frontline environmental activists.

Graham Drew reviews Vijay Prashad's new book outlining the hegemonic actions of the United States in the modern era.

Alex Salmon reviews a new book on how Australia's climate policy has been held hostage to sceptics and fossil fuel interests for decades.

The hand of Yassir Mahmoud El Haj holding a picture of his family in front of the home in which Isra

Jehad al-Saftawi's My Gaza portrays the oppression of the Palestinians and reflects the generational fractures within Gazan society, writes Barry Healy. The photography is powerful but its politics is strangely blunted.

Santiago Rising takes viewers to the streets of Chile’s capital city as the 2019-20 protests unfolded, introducing them to the social movements, protesters and people behind the rebellion, writes Federico Fuentes.

Political albums from January 2021

Mat Ward takes a look back at January's political news and the best new music that related to it

Ernst Merkenich asks: Is Microsoft seeking to raise the dead?

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