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    Long read: the merit trap

    New Internationalist co-founder Peter Adamson dives into the perils of basing ‘fairness’ on meritocracy.

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    Should we fight the system or be the change?

    Mark Engler and Paul Engler on the strengths and limitations of prefigurative politics.
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    'At home in this universe': Alice Walker in her own words

    The award-winning author, poet and activist considers herself above all a daughter of the Earth, as she explains to Frank Barat.
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    Into the vortex of identity

    With Dinyar Godrej, whose personal journey as an immigrant reveals some of the faultlines of multiculturalism, making the case for looking beneath the smokescreen of ‘culture clash’.
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    Another side of paradise

    Class or culture – which has caused Mauritius the most upset? *Lindsey Collen* looks back.
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    Botswana

    Since independence in 1966, Botswana’s annual growth rates have been the highest in the world – bar none. It is estimated that were it not for the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, growth rates would be one or two per cent higher today.
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    Dominica

    Dominica is a small island both in population and size. Yet the island feels a lot bigger than this, with dozens of mountain peaks, waterfalls and some say a river for every day of the year.
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    Timor-Leste

    Timor-Leste’s landscape is still deeply scarred from the conflict that raged in 1999, after the Timorese population voted for independence from Indonesia.
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    Sierra Leone

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