Dick Nichols

Malalai Joya

‘Education is key to the emancipation of Afghanistan’: An interview with Malalai Joya

In 2021, Malalai Joya, under threat from the re-imposed Taliban regime, was forced to leave Afghanistan and live in exile. In this wide-ranging interview, she discusses the background to the return of the Taliban in Afghanistan and the shape of resistance today.
Jorge Costa

Portugal’s Left Bloc: ‘We provide a solid political reference point to the workers and social movements’

In this wide-ranging interview, Jorge Costa of Portugal's Left Bloc covers developments in Portuguese politics under the Socialist Party government, the rise of the far right Chega!, relations with the Portuguese Communist Party, and challenges facing the party as it returns to growth with an influx of a generation of younger activists.