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García Márquez: the ‘Latin American’ who came in from the cold

Former Swedish deputy foreign minister and UN ambassador Pierre Schori remembers circumstances and characters, including the late prime minister Olof Palme, that linked him to Gabriel García Márquez, in the work they did on Latin America. 

The fight against fracking continues

Britain's only Green MP writes about her acquital after being arrested for blockading the entrance to a fracking site in Balcomb, Sussex.

Russian civil society is a 25-year-old work in progress

A summary of the results of the recent Salzburg Global Seminar ‘Russian Civil Society Symposium: Building Bridges to the Future’ is simple: no easy answers, more questions. But that does not mean it was a failure.

Why Better Together are slowly losing the argument and Scotland

The Better Together campaign is in real trouble

A turning point in the National Union of Students?

NUS conference has backed free education after many years of opposing it. Is a change in the air?

Response from NHS Confederation

The CEO of NHS Confederation responds to our recent article by Gary Walker, Kings Funds suggests NHS fees - but is it really 'independent'?

Faith and health care in Africa: a complex reality

It’s time to move past overly simplistic arguments surrounding Catholics and condoms, and make an effort to understand the real and very complex contributions of faith-based health providers across Africa. Français, العربية

Religion et santé en Afrique: une réalité complexe

Il est temps de dépasser les arguments simplistes concernant les catholiques et les préservatifs et de faire un effort pour comprendre les contributions réelles et très complexes des prestataires confessionnels de santé en Afrique. English, العربية

Social change in Shoprite, aisle 5

Millions of Americans use supplemental food benefits each month. Along with the stigma of holding up the supermarket checkout line comes a large helping of empathy with other people.