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Dinyar Godrej argues that consumption patterns in a wasteful society add up to much more than the sum of individual actions.

The non-indigenous people of New Caledonia assumed they would easily win an independence referendum. The results were a surprise. Nic Maclellan reports.

Samir Jeraj reports from Beirut on how Lebanese peacemakers are rebuilding a sense of communal life.

Women attend an event in Windrush Square to show solidarity with the Windrush generation in the Brixton district of London, Britain April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Katie McQue exposes the legal loopholes used to discriminate against Caribbean citizens.

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October 2018, Issue 516

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Women attend an event in Windrush Square to show solidarity with the Windrush generation in the Brixton district of London, Britain April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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