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Analysis Special feature: Zero carbon world 14 Powering up to zero Can we make the transition to a fossil-free future?
Jess Worth meets the people who say we can.
18 In search of Utopia Communities across Europe are already living the alternatives, discover Isabelle Fremeaux and John Jordan.
22 Cutting the carbs Danny Chivers sets out eight steps to a fossil-free future.
26 Back to the future What will it be like to live in a zero carbon world? George
Marshall encourages us to look to the past to find out.
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Agenda Making the news this month 9 Indonesia’s Abu Ghraib West Papuan freedom struggle gathers momentum.
10 Bhopal disaster
Water contamination causes further tragedy for survivors.
12 Belarus elections Voters face a Hobson’s choice.
13 Press crackdown South Africans protest.
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Also in Analysis 29 Why do so many journalists beat the drums of war and peddle propaganda? John Pilger talks truth and justice on the eve of his latest film release.
32 Country profile: Kenya C h r i sH a u g h t o n
Argument 34 Should nation-states open their borders to refugees and migrants? Audrey Macklin from the University of Toronto Law
School debates with Bob Hughes of No-One Is Illegal. What do you think? Join the debate by visiting www.newint.org/argument Plus: what you had to say about last month’s debate on public spending cuts.
Arts 39 Where is the real cinema? Malcolm Lewis finds gems outside the mainstream. Plus: music from Tibetan monks; a new novel from
Leila Aboulela; a dying boy’s quest for sex; and Julian Schnabel’s Miral (below).
Alternatives 47 Putting fair trade into the fir trade Read this before you buy your Christmas tree! Plus: A site for sore eyes... Anna Weston on workerfriendly green spaces. And a new campaign urges you to face your food.
Action 57 Don’t just sit there! Get in on the action with our listings for events this month. Plus: A round-up of campaign news.
Regular Features 6 Letters Nestlé, Arundhati Roy, democracy and cats. Plus: Scratchy Lines by Simon Kneebone.
44 Essay The reputation of Paul Goodman, 1960s US sociologist and activist, is enjoying a welcome revival, says Horatio Morpurgo.
50 Letter from Cairo Maria Golia gets a glimpse of Egypt’s heart.
51 Puzzle Page 52 Mark Engler Moving on up – the big money takeover of America.
53 Southern Exposure Painting as protest by Iranian Mahsa Rabhari.
56 Applause Just Change India is a tea trade initiative that rights economic wrongs.
60 Cartoon corner Big Bad World, Only Planet and guest cartoonist Sherif Arafa from Egypt.
61 Anna Chen A glutton for everything... except punishment.
62 And finally… Jesse Jackson on regrets, rejoicing and racism.
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