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Contents

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Agenda Making the news this month

9 The Ollanta and Keiko show

Peru’s presidential run-off heats up.

10 Turkey: a political milestone for Kurdish voices 12 The scandal of Canada’s 4,000 ‘disposable’

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Analysis Special feature: The rise of the far right

14 Eyes to the far right Extremists have been making inroads across Europe with a sanitized version of some very dirty politics. K Biswas looks into the heart of the beast.

Also in Analysis 26 Holidays in Rwanda Ten years after fleeing his home country, Jean

Kayigamba makes an emotional return.

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18 Tea and paranoia Politicians in the US and Australia play the anti-immigration card. 21 In the shadows

Yassean Mohammed tells Rowenna Davis how he survived a racist attack.

22 The worst of the West The ‘mainstream’ players peddling a politics of hate. 24 Pride and prejudice

Nikolai Alexeyev knows only too well that in eastern Europe the far right has a homophobic edge

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29 The A word Uri Gordon offers insight into what anarchism – a word bandied about carelessly by the press – really means.

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BenRubin,EmmaGoldman/CelebratePeople'sHistory,2002,courtesyofJustseeds.org Argument 34 Is nuclear power necessary for a carbon-

free future? Environmentalists Chris Goodall and Jose

Etcheverry argue for and against. What do you think? Join the debate by visiting www.newint.org/argument Plus: your feedback on last month’s debate, ‘Is talking to the Taliban a betrayal of Afghanistan’s women?’

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Regular Features 6 Letters China’s progress, Australia’s Gulag, and equality in Canada. Plus: Scratchy Lines by Simon Kneebone.

32 Country profile: Haiti 44 Why does sport matter? Alan Tomlinson explains.

Plus: facts and figures from the new book The World Atlas of Sport.

50 Letter from Cairo Maria Golia’s tailor has the currency markets stitched up.

51 Southern Exposure A glimpse of Guatemala by

Linda Morales.

53 Mark Engler There are no palm trees in

Wisconsin – but there’s a redfaced newsreader at Fox News.

Arts 39 Just doing it The ‘human face’ of climate activists in Emily James’

new film. Plus: film, music and book reviews, including Incendies directed by Denis Villeneuve and Chavs by Owen Jones.

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Alternatives 48 One bright spark

Ursula Sladek’s mission to green German power. Plus: John Jordan and Isa Fremeaux face their first Utopian hurdle.

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Action 57 Don’t just sit there! Events to tempt you off the sofa this month. Plus: a round-up of campaign news.

55 Puzzle Page 56 Worldbeater Syria’s ruling al-Assad family.

60 Cartoon Corner Polyp’s Big Bad World,

Marc Roberts’ Only Planet plus guest cartoonist Orlando Cuéllar from Colombia.

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61 Anna Chen Who’s the real capitalist criminal?

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62 And finally… This is a time for new dreams, explains awardwinning novelist Ben Okri.

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Magazine and front cover: designed by Alan Hughes / Ian Nixon. All monetary values are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise noted.

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