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Paper Heroes
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...being the book that became the bible to one third of the world

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The US grows more food than it eats. And transforming overproduction from a vice into a virtue has been a...

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Five years ago on December 7, when
Indonesian troops invaded, the people of Portuguese Timor were...

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Western Australia is a fast buck state. That's where they just dig the minerals out of the ground, send them...

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Since its debut two years ago, the annual World Development Report from the World Bank has...

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Despite western economies being in the doldrums, or perhaps because they are, the sellers of escapism have...

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'Stop at two' is a family planning
slogan the experts are still trying to translate into the...

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Power rarely spreads itself around. Issue editor *Bob Hawkins* considers the impact of the few who rule so many.

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Any measure of elitism in society has to begin with distortions in the distribution of power. In the...

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*Ashok Mitra* fires a salvo at the Third World's own brand of exploiters.

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*Peter Adamson* examines the Old and New Testaments of world development.

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*Robin Arnold* explains how what goes down comes back up.

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Americans who think they live in a classless society are kidding themselves, argues *Richard Kazis*.

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*Betsy Hartmann* examines rural elitism in northwest Bangladesh.

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