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Feminism has abandoned me

I know feminism, as a movement, doesn’t particularly care about me. At least not anymore than any other political and/ or social movement. After all, it is merely a collective, a lose label under which anyone can more or less take a place as long as they uphold a few basic tenets (and even then, [...]

Those who die to keep us safe: European Union’s Frontex and the administration of immigrants

It started with a news item I came across a few days ago: Two deaths in three weeks in Spain’s notorious detention centers. On 19 December 2011, an unnamed woman, aged 41, believed to be from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, died of meningitis hours after her admission to hospital from the Aluche detention [...]

Progress for Disabled Immigration Detainees

A recent legal decision has important implications for disabled immigration detainees.