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Widespread freshwater shortages are hanging over us. Dinyar Godrej brings the challenge ahead into focus.
Revolution vs globalization Still squeezed, still embattled, still hanging in there: John Ripton asks how Castro’s Cuba will fit into the new world economy.
Campaigner Vis Navaratnam on new drugs for neglected diseases.
Already faced by US military might, Saddam Hussein now has to cope with being profiled by the NI.
Is an Indian living in the US worth more than one living in the Gulf or, horror of horrors, Pakistan? Urvashi Butalia and the fundamentalist Indian Government are at odds.
Silver magic at the heart of the waterfall, by Indian photographer Shyam Tekwani.
Reem Haddad is thoroughly sick of profit-hungry politicians in her Letter from Lebanon.
Indian village folk are joining hands in a dramatic conservation effort. Sunita Narain witnesses the difference it has made.
Unequal control of scarce water resources is helping crank up Israeli-Palestinian tensions. Charmaine Seitz reports.
Maggie Black talks dirty with a group of sanitation experts in a Chinese hotel and sees a green future for the humble loo.
The big water multinationals are eyeing Ghana’s supply. Rudolf Amenga-Etego is part of the opposition.
James Stronell is completing a house in the dry Australian Bush where there’s no water connection. What was he thinking?
Big dams, big trouble. And they are no way to ease water problems either, argues Patrick McCully
Mental health (Issue 452)
Anti-Muslim fervour is rife – yet is being ignored by the authorities, says Lewis Garland.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.
‘The Wicked Witch is dead’ but although he’s celebrating, Alan Hughes urges us to fight on against everything she stood for.
Argument: Is it time to ditch the pursuit of economic growth?
As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.
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