Joker: A cry for attention

STAND reviews Joker, a movie receiving an 8-minute standing ovation at the Venice film festival, as well as critics using words such as “toxic”, “cynical” and “irresponsible” to describe its relentlessly embittered tone.

Unacceptable Status Quo in Accessing Abortion Services in Ireland

The 2018 referendum, allowing the government to legislate for abortion access, came following years of grassroots activism and campaigning. But what is the status quo regarding access to abortion services in Ireland? STAND investigates.

The kurdish: a history

To help you understand the recent military attacks against the Kurdish population at the Syrian border, STAND News takes a look back at the history of the Islamic ethnic group.

Will the G7 Fashion Pact change fashion for the better?

The G7 Fashion Pact to reduce environmental damage has been signed by many of the world’s biggest brands – but will it actually solve the problem?

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