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In part two of The Big Story, Vanessa Baird explores the costs of free trade to the environment and Global South.

On the eve of yet another World Economic Forum, Zubair Sayed looks at how people are mobilizing to find solutions to social problems exacerbated by inequality.

Working on a documentary about the Moken ‘Sea Gypsies’ prompted Julian Sayarer to examine the West’s obtuse gaze and representation of indigenous people.

The post-communist city is a murky political space, writes Kieron Monks.

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December 2018, Issue 517

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