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Why can’t the 1% play nicely?

The people who would have been labelled bullies in school are described as captains of industry in the adult world, says Steve Parry.

Filed in: Children and Society

Country Profile: Mauritius

Contradictions and extremes on an island country ‘invented by colonization’.

Filed in: Mauritius

Ken Loach: Bring back the Spirit of '45

The outspoken film director renowned for his social-realist directing style, his socialist beliefs, and for turning down an OBE, talks to Amy Hall.

Filed in: Politics, Society and United Kingdom

Letter from Botswana

Laughter and tolerance run dry in a land where HIV is still a swear word, says Wame Molefhe.

Filed in: Writing home

Angela Davis: making waves since 1961

Once on the FBI’s ‘most wanted’ list, the civil rights activist has no intention of slowing down. She talks to Frank Barat about her inspiration.

Filed in: Activism, Race, United States and Women

Country Profile: Egypt

Maria Golia considers Egypt’s past, present and future.

Filed in: Egypt

Cop this barrel of laughs

Modern surreal police tactics make writing comedy about protests an easy job for Chris Coltrane.

The politics of humanity and the reality of aid

Former humanitarian chief defends the UN’s record during the civil war in Sri Lanka, but critics are unlikely to be convinced says Chris Harmer.

Filed in: Sri Lanka and UN

Azerbaijan's pompous kleptocrat

Worldbeater dishes the dirt on Ilham Aliyev, master of autocratic self-enrichment.

Filed in: Azerbaijan

How migrant demographics are reshaping US politics

With 7 out of 10 Latinos voting to re-elect Barack Obama, Republicans are debating whether to alter their hardline immigration stance, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Migration and United States

Jon Snow - 'Twitter is a sensational medium'

The veteran journalist talks to Libby Powell about the dearth of tweeting Tuaregs, reporting war crimes and the scourge of guinea worm.

Filed in: Media

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