Argument 36 Is it right to buy or sell human organs? US psychiatrist Sally Satel goes head-to-head with
Jeremy Chapman, President of the Transplantation Society. What do you think? Join the debate by visiting www.newint.org/
argument – we’ll print a selection of your views next month.
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40 The many worlds of
Chicks on Speed Naked art-piles, wireless guitar shoes, and jackets that turn into tents... Also: a controversial comedy about farmer suicides (yes, that’s right) from Indian filmmaker Anusha Rizvi, and a special focus on a new generation of exciting and talented African writers.
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48 Nature bounces back Wildlife-friendly farming is getting results.
Action 57 Don’t just sit there! Campaign news and October listings for UK-wide action.
59 Climate activists break the bank
Regular Features 6 Letters Why curbing economic growth will mean more –
not less – work. Plus: Scratchy Lines by Simon Kneebone.
12 Letter from Cairo Maria Golia meets the man with the eyes of a caged god.
50 Southern Exposure
Special We showcase the winners and runnersup in a global cartoon competition.
53 Puzzle Page Axe’s classic crossword is joined by a wordsearch and ‘Sudokey’ - a brand new puzzle, exclusive to New Internationalist!
56 Applause Nestléd in controversy:
the babymilk boycott saved many babies’ lives. But there’s still a way to go…
60 Cartoons Big Bad World, Only Planet, and a new ‘Open Window’ slot, given to a different Majority World cartoonist every month.
61 Anna Chen Why do we swoon over cuddly animals?
62 And finally... Benjamin
Zephaniah on inspiration, regret and the inadequacies of twitter.
Cover photo: An Iranian girl protests outside the Iranian embassy in London, following the 2009 election which many claimed was rigged by President Ahmedinejad. Front cover photograph: Simon Kimber
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