81 Agony Uncle
In this issue, we grapple with a sibling’s dilemma about equality within marriage.
82 What If…
Vanessa Baird imagines a world where the gender binary is scrapped on official documents.
47 View from India
Nilanjana Bhowmick ponders whether cows and temples will deliver a mandate for Modi. Plus: Marc Roberts’s Only Planet.
57 View from Africa
Nanjala Nyabola comments on the fluctuating, and often unaffordable, cost of local staples in Madagascar. Plus: Polyp’s Big Bad World.
73 View from America
Mark Engler on the US’s Green New Deal. What does it mean for America, and beyond? Plus: Kate Evans’ Thoughts from a Broad.
48 For the greater good
Nick Dowson examines a radical proposal to redefine and extend service provision to all those in need – without breaking the bank.
54 For women seeking refuge in Spain, a trail of peril awaits Lucia Benavides hears from women migrants employing drastic strategies to cross the Mediterranean.
62 Enter: the new daughters of Africa
Margaret Busby introduces three stories from the recently published anthology New Daughters of Africa.
II E E M E Z
YA G A Z
Euzhan Palcy tells Subi Shah what inspired her to become a filmmaker 35 years ago, and what keeps her fire burning.
76 Book Reviews
Woman of the Ashes by Mia Couto; Death Register by Dwight Thompson; The New Faces of Fascism by Enzo Traverso; The Long Honduran Night by Dana Frank.
78 Film Reviews
3 Faces, directed and co-written by Jafar Panahi; H is for Harry, directed by Jaime Taylor and Ed Owles.
79 Music Reviews
Songs of Our Native Daughters by Our Native Daughters; Doko Mien by Ibibio Sound Machine.
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23.1.19 India’s crackdown on dalit activism A prominent Indian intellectual and scholar is the latest activist being targeted by BJP statecraft, writes Tamsin Day.
15.1.19 Beyond Davos, fighting inequality on the frontline Zubair Sayed looks at how people are mobilizing to find solutions to social problems exacerbated by inequality.
14.1.19 Looking through Five Eyes Freedom of information requests filed in the UK,
US, New Zealand, Australia and Canada reveal a radically different approach to transparency, even among these closest of allies. Phil Miller reports.