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Cueca dancers celebrate the indigenous Aymara  culture of the Andes – but in modern garb – as a  carnaval parade gets under way in Arica, Chile. JEFFREY ISAAC GREENBERG 20+/ALAMY

Living well

Richard Swift on why we need to stop chasing the dream of full employment and focus on what really matters instead. 

Latest issue: November-December 2021

Shifting horizons: the future of work

The Brazilian president's pandemic policies ranged from discouraging social distancing to opposing the use of masks and promoting drugs like chloroquine which are useless in treating the disease. Palácio do Planalto/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Leonardo Sakamoto tracks the scandalous rise of hunger in Brazil.

Economic migrants from rural areas at work on a construction site in Nairobi, Kenya. Such jobs are usually temporary, sometimes just a day’s labour. NATURE PICTURE LIBRARY/ALAMY

To ensure a fairer future we will need to tackle business as usual, says Dinyar Godrej.

Roxana Olivera reports on the indigenous women who could make legal history by holding a Canadian mining company to account for its operatives overseas.

A decade on from the revolution, and after a succession of chaotic governments, is democracy teetering in Tunisia, asks Francesca Ebel?

Despite mass unemployment and a deep food crisis, Turkmenistan’s image-obsessed president claims poverty does not exist in his country.

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