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81 Agony Uncle

A concerned parent confides in the Agony Uncle: is their daughter harbouring antisemitic views?

82 What if…

We all got paid the same? Vanessa Baird on a simple but bold measure to reverse roaring income inequality.

OPINION

59 View from Brazil

After a court annulled all the sentences against him, Brazil’s ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is back in the running for the top job, writes Leonardo Sakamoto. Plus: Kate Evans’ Thoughts from a Broad   63 View from Africa

Nanjala Nyabola mourns the loss of Nairobi’s tree canopy and questions the expansion of cities. Plus: Polyp’s Big Bad World   73 View from India

Women experiencing violence from their partners need more than a helpline, says Nilanjana Bhowmick.  Plus: Marc Roberts’ Only Planet

FEATURES

40 New Internationalist : the first 50 years – and the next Chris Brazier looks back over a career as a co-editor that stretches back to 1984, remembering highlights and dark moments from Nicaragua to Vietnam, South Africa to Western Sahara and Burkina Faso.

48 Beaten back

The vicious game of hounding out asylum-seekers in Europe continues in defiance of international law. Katie Dancey-Downs reports.   56 Fighting dispossession

Cape Town’s citizens’ groups are not taking housing injustice lying down, according to Ben Verghese and Ilham Rawoot.

60 Cresting the wave

Changiz M Varzi meets Mexican indigenous women artists who are defying convention.

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64 The Long Read When KFC came to Kenya

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As Big Food spreads throughout the Global South using the tobacco playbook, Kabugi Mbae investigates the rise in obesity – and non-communicable diseases – in Kenya.

MIXED MEDIA

74 Spotlight

Artist Saif Osmani talks to Subi Shah about urban culture, gentrification and Brexit.  76 Book Reviews

Planet Palm by Jocelyn C Zuckerman; Speak, Okinawa by Elizabeth Miki Brina; China in One Village by Liang Hong; Havana Year Zero by Karla Suárez.

78 Film Reviews

First Cow directed and co-written by Kelly Reichardt; After Love directed and written by Aleem Khan.

79 Music Reviews

They’re Calling Me Home by Rhiannon Giddens; Big Science by Laurie Anderson.

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10.03.21 Fukushima communities are building a sustainable future Ten years on from the devastating nuclear disaster,

citizens are working together to show that nuclear power and fossil fuels are not the only way. Tina Burrett visits the red zone.

09.03.21 Yemen is not starving, Yemen is being starved While the UN calls for international aid to avert famine in Yemen, the UK slashes its contribution. Sam Perlo-Freeman explains what’s at stake for ordinary Yemenis.

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