New Internationalist

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The breadfruit tree

The breadfruit tree outside Lindsey Collen’s house needs pruning. But how to persuade Fareed to undertake the work?

Where the streets have no shame

Posters used to be protest space. Now they’re eaten up by glossy ads, laments Lindsey Collen.

Farce as reality

How Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times predicted the reality of present-day Mauritius, by Lindsey Collen.

Fetching grass

Lindsey Collen scampers on to rocks in search of grass.

Art for life - and death

Lindsey Collen on the fight for freedom of artistic expression.

A yellow flag in the sunset

In the first of a new series of monthly letters, novelist Lindsey Collen finds the long fingers of Bollywood stretch even to her own shores.

Filed in: Fishing, Mauritius, Trade and WTO

Empire's exiles

The Chagos Islanders: Lindsey Collen introduces the women who have kept the decades-long struggle alive.

The long goodbye

After years of self-censoring silence, Reem Haddad says goodbye to the Syrians.

Yesterday's men

The same faces are back, and Reem Haddad can’t believe what she’s seeing.

The slide of sugar

How globalization came into the life of sugar labourer Kawlowtee, by Lindsey Collen.

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