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Mental health (Issue 452)
May 2012
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452

Mental health

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The hero in all of us

When the Botswanan football team went on a winning streak, a whole nation was inspired, writes Lauri Kubuitsile.

Now is not the time to hate the state

Many Americans are in denial about their dependence on social spending, says Mark Engler.

Tom Kocherry: fisher for justice

The 71-year-old legend of social movement politics in India shows no signs of slowing down, as Richard Swift discovers.

A treacherous occupation

Pakistan is the deadliest country to be a journalist, as Manzoor Ali knows only too well.

Mental health – The Facts

Prevalence, provision, dangerousness and discrimination-related figures for mental illness worldwide: a zoomable infographic.

Country Profile: Guatemala

The country's unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes...

Dying for the things we love

Consumer culture is collective insanity and driving us to destruction, says clinical psychologist John F Schumaker.

A healthy mind in a healthy society

Mental health shouldn’t just be about individuals, we need strong communities too. Dinyar Godrej makes the case.

Eritrea's wretched independence

Eritrea's wretched independence

The country's 30-year war with Ethiopia has been followed by 21 years of repression, says Saleh 'Gadi' Johar.

Who's profiting from the water crisis?

Big business sees water scarcity as a money-making opportunity. Joyce Nelson uncovers the dodgy dealings of the Aqueduct Alliance...

Eurovision re-opens old wounds in the Caucasus

Azerbaijan's hosting of the event on 26 May has caused tensions in the region as Armenia pulls out.

Should India still receive foreign aid?

NGO director Jamal Kidwai and activist and writer Praful Bidwai go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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