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Time for a fair economy (Issue 450)
March 2012
Issue: 
450

Time for a fair economy

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Obama's broken resolutions

Unfulfilled promises may come back to haunt Obama this election year, says Mark Engler.

Blue bras and mettle: Egypt's women stand their ground

Libby Powell reflects on last year's International Womens Day when women took to the streets of Egypt to fight for their rights.

Put equality first

Both inequality and economic instability are growing. How deep does the connection go? wonders Vanessa Baird.

Letter from Botswana: ET is not an alien

New columnist Lauri Kubuitsile introduces dry and dusty Mahalapye- a town that has stolen her heart.

Boom Times in Bali

Life has changed on the 'island paradise'- but foreign investment is not all it's cracked up to be. Jamie James looks beyond the...

Foreign Beggars

The artists from hip-hop group Foreign Beggars on street-rooted storytelling and why they won't dumb down their music.

Going to Glastonbury is NOT political activism!

Our superb new columnist, comedian and writer Josie Long, on her political awakening and not having a smock.

Brute forces: a year of rough injustice

On the International Day Against Police Brutality, Nick Harvey looks back on a busy year for out-of-control officers.

What the squid did next

They say that US investment bank Goldman Sachs runs the world. Kenneth Haar investigates just how it's wrapping its tentacles...

Frontline Africans: migrants hit by Europe's economic decline

What can African migrant workers do when faced with rising unemployment and racism in Europe? Sarah Babiker reports from Spain...

Should assisted suicide be legalized?

Right-to-die campaigner Debbie Purdy and palliative medicine professor Ilora Finlay go head-to-head - read their arguments and...

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