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A new Cuba in the making

A new Cuba in the making

The communist island is opening up for business, discovers Vanessa Baird.
Through the lens: a dreamlike-Egypt

Through the lens: a dreamlike-Egypt

Cristiana Moisescu talks to Laura el-Tantawy about the trials of being a female photojournalist in Cairo, and the responsibility that comes with it.
Can innovation alone create a sustainable future?

Can innovation alone create a sustainable future?

The work of students from the Royal College of Art suggests it may be possible, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.
Where has Mandela’s legacy gone?

Where has Mandela’s legacy gone?

In September, the Dalai Lama was denied entry to South Africa for the third time in five years. Amanda D’Costa analyses the situation.
Is boycotting Israel the right way to fight for Palestinian rights?

Is boycotting Israel the right way to fight for Palestinian rights?

Ilan Pappé and Norman Finkelstein analyze the pros and cons of the BDS movement.
Mother Teresa’s troubled legacy

Mother Teresa’s troubled legacy

S Bedford exposes horrific negligence at a Missionaries of Charity centre in India – and asks when the order will be brought to book.

Top stories

A new Cuba in the making

The communist island is opening up for business. Vanessa Baird begins an investigation into what’s going on - and what it means.

Through the lens: a dreamlike-Egypt

Cristiana Moisescu talks to Laura el-Tantawy about the trials of being a female photojournalist in Cairo, and the responsibility that comes with it.

PHOTO ESSAY: Cuba is changing

Vanessa Baird captures a country in cautious transition.

Mother Teresa's troubled legacy

S Bedford reports from India on a dirty truth behind a squeaky-clean image.

Is boycotting Israel the right way to fight for Palestinian rights?

Ilan Pappé and Norman Finkelstein analyze the pros and cons of the BDS movement.

‘Ceasefire? Gaza has been taken back 1,000 years’

Salah Haj Yehia works in Palestine’s ground zero. He talks to Noreen Sadik about the on-going human cost of Israel’s pounding.

Why is college so damned expensive?

As college tuition fees keep soaring, Mark Engler wonders what the future has in stake for him.

Blogs

Waiting, hoping: a day on the ward

A Philippines medical centre treating children for cancer is under threat from property developers. Iris Gonzales visits it.

Can innovation alone create a sustainable future?

The work of students from the Royal College of Art suggests it may be possible, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Where has Mandela's legacy gone?

In September, the Dalai Lama was denied entry to South Africa for the third time in five years. Amanda D’Costa analyses the situation. 

A newborn brings hope

A first grandchild and a new book on ‘feminism and men’ gives Mari Marcel Thekaekera a positive boost.

‘Don’t think you are safe’

FARC and the Colombian government may be talking peace, but violence against human rights defenders is increasing. Thomas Mortensen explains why.

The people have the answers, not their leaders

The UN Climate Summit is too much about ‘big business’, warns Dipti Bhatnagar.

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