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Jim Thomas on the winners and losers of emerging technologies.

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One man's inspiring but disturbing journey to become a rickshaw rider in Bangladesh. Photos by Ana Norman Bermudez...

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We need to harness the innovation from today’s technology revolution to better serve people's needs, writes Chris...

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Forget number-crunching; development workers need to get out into the field to understand poverty, writes Maggie Black...

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So why has the government cut funding for contraception? asks Iris Gonzales

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The APEC Summit hosts cleared the streets for their guests, but the poor can’t be made to disappear, writes Iris...

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There are limits to what measuring poverty can do, argues Maggie Black.

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It’s all about power, argues Nick Dearden.

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For decades we have exported a Western consumerist dream to the Global South; little wonder migrants now want to share our...

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An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive...

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Rather than just having less of the same, let’s have something different and better, says Federico Demaria....

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As we consider the plight of today’s asylum-seekers, the fate of Irish refugees two centuries ago is instructive, writes...

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Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s faith in Indian voters is restored by the surprising landslide victory.

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Telling poor Filipinos to stop breeding like rabbits is both insulting and naïve, argues Iris Gonzales.

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We need to stop scapegoating refugees and start treating them like human beings, argues Siamak Nooraei.

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Christine Allen explains the thinking behind a new NGO-led initiative launched 100 days before the UK general...

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