81 Agony Uncle
Does international ‘voluntourism’ do more harm than good? Our Agony Uncle weighs in.
82 What if…
Armed forces were abolished? Symon Hill plots a path to peace.
51 View from Africa
Exasperated at politicians, Nanjala Nyabola reflects on the disastrous consequences of poor leadership in a pandemic. Plus: Kate Evans’ Thoughts from a Broad
61 View from Brazil
From slavery to mass deforestation, Leonardo Sakamoto highlights the devastating impact of cattle ranching in Brazil. Plus: Marc Roberts’ Only Planet
73 View from India
Nilanjana Bhowmick on oxygen inequity and the price paid by her country’s citizens. Plus: Polyp’s Big Bad World
58 Cuba’s crossroads
Will Miguel Díaz-Canel, the Castros’ hand-picked successor, wield a new broom of change? Wayne Ellwood weighs up the island’s options.
62 The vise tightens
The image-obsessed Indian government is intent on shutting down dissent. Rishika Pardikar examines the ploys in use.
66 The Long Read – Could money be the ultimate decolonizer? Jason Hickel makes a compelling case for modern monetary theory as a way for countries in the Global South to throw off the shackles of international capital and finally meet their people’s basic needs.
P E T E R E Y N O L D S
MIXED MEDIA 74 Spotlight
Folk music royalty Peggy Seeger speaks to Louise Gray about her life, her music, and her political activism.
76 Book Reviews
Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth by Wole Soyinka; Little Brother by Ibrahima Balde and Amets Arzallus Antia, translated by Timberlake Wertenbaker; World Politics since 1989 by Jonathan Holslag; Patriarchy of the Wage by Sylvia Federici.
78 Film Reviews
I’m Your Man directed and co-written by Maria Schrader; Sabaya directed and written by Hogir Hirori.
79 Music Reviews
Drawing Life by Jocelyn Pook; K(no)w Them, K(no)w Us by Xhosa Cole.
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