80 The Puzzler
81 Agony Uncle
Should feminist parents let their daughters pursue girly glamour? The Agony Uncle’s thoughts on raising a child under the patriarchy.
82 What if…
We got our attention back? Vanessa Baird debunks the myth of multitasking and makes a case for healthy efficiency.
OPINION 51 View from Brazil
Leonardo Sakamoto examines what’s happening to the country’s indigenous people Plus: Kate Evans’ Thoughts from a Broad
63 View from India
A message countering division from India’s holiest city relayed by Nilanjana Bhowmick. Plus: Marc Roberts’ Only Planet
73 View from Africa
Nanjala Nyabola explores whether individuals whose lifestyles contribute significantly to climate change can also be part of the solution. Plus: Polyp’s Big Bad World
FEATURES 46 Saving rivers, saving lives
The Malaysian government’s vision of ‘development’ gets corrected by Sarawak islanders. Veronique Mistiaen talks with Peter Kallang, the campaigner organizing the resistance.
54 To ride The Beast
Pablo Allison’s poignant photo essay from the migrant route through Mexico.
66 Young climate heroes
Lucy EJ Woods spent a week with activists in Montreal in the lead-up to Black Friday protests last year. She shares their ups and downs, hopes and fears.
W O O D S
L U C Y
Kyla Simone Bruce talks to Subi Shah about migration, discrimination and being a young female film director.
76 Book Reviews
The Living Days by Ananda Devi; The Birds They Sang by Stanislaw Lubieński; Low by Jeet Thayil; Becoming Human Again by Donald E Miller, with Lorna Touryan Miller and Arpi Misha Miller.
78 Film Reviews
Misbehaviour directed by Philippa Lowthorpe; The Perfect Candidate directed and co-written by Haifaa Al-Mansour.
79 Music Reviews
Wild Wild East by Sunny Jain; The Karen Dalton Archives by Karen Dalton.
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24.01.20 A museum for the working class In Brazil, favela residents are often blamed for substandard sanitation and living conditions. But an archival project in Rocinha, the biggest informal settlement in Rio de Janeiro, is deconstructing elite narratives about its residents. Alessio Perrone reports.
06.01.20 Not Modi’s India any more
Ongoing countrywide protests are rooted in a battle for India’s secular values, argues Nilanjana Bhowmick.
03.01.20 A continent ablaze The fires consuming Australia are the product of
30 years of wilful negligence and greed, writes Marc Hudson.
18.12.19 The US is no honest broker in Israel and
Palestine Adam Keller analyzes the bitter decades of biased ‘mediation’ between the US, Israel and the Palestinian people.