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April 2011

China's workers

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Bearing witness

Maria Golia savours a moment of extraordinary clarity for Egypt.
A taste of Utopia

A taste of Utopia

It may be a leap of faith, but John Jordan and Isa Fremeaux are determined to try living the good life

Whose miracle?

An epic migration to the cities has been responsible for China’s turbocharged economic performance. But, as Richard Swift...

Guyana

A country profile.

Jack Mapanje

Searching for timeless truths, enjoying freedom and watching snowflakes – poet Jack Mapanje tells Rowenna Davis about life after...

Hard road to justice

Three personal stories of the battles being fought for workers’ rights.

When people rise up...

As the ripples of rebellion spread through the Arab world, what’s next for democracy?

New book by Noam Chomsky

Beware Americans talking ‘stability’, warns Noam Chomsky.
Taboo economics

Taboo economics

Marc Engler has a taboo solution to the US’s economic woes.

Is 'ethical wealth' a contradiction?

Lush Cosmetics owner Mark Constantine and activist- artist Paul Fitzgerald go head to head in this month’s debate.

iSlave

Electronics giant Foxconn employs over a million people in China – in conditions that drive them to despair, reports Jenny Chan.

Oil or life? Ecuador’s stark choice

Esme McAvoy is in the Amazon to find out what’s happening to the Yasuní proposal.

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