Baby Gangs : the mafiosi youth

translated by Natacha Perrin and proofread by Guéric Cardet and Lauren Valentine “We grew up alongside criminality” says a Neapolitan. Baby gangs are the new plague of this Italian city. They consist of children and teenagers who mainly come from historical and underprivileged Naples neighbourhoods. The latter grew up in a city ruled by the […]

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George Floyd’s Killing, the Embodiment of Racist Police Violence

Translated by Marine El Hajji “Eight minutes, it’s nothing, right? Such a small amount of time, and yet so long. Eight short minutes. You ever tried holding your breath for eight minutes? You couldn’t. George Floyd, with his face down on the ground, couldn’t do it either. Eight long minutes. First minute. Handcuffed, belly down, […]

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The War on Opium

Translated by Célia Courteix and edited by Lauren Valentine Opium is a drug absorbed in many forms that wreaks havoc on the human body. In some countries, such as Mexico or Afghanistan, this drug helps the poor population that cultivates it to survive. However, the economic dependency and corruption those countries are facing prevent them […]

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Revolt in Haiti

Translated by Célia Courteix and edited by Lauren Valentine Haiti is the first free Black Republic. Its motto is “Unity makes strength”. Yet, since 2019 the country has faced a serious crisis due to a huge corruption scandal worth more than 2 billion dollars. The population then rallied to protest and dismiss the current president, […]

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