Healthcare for all? (万人のための保健医療？)
6 Colombia: will peace prevail?
6 Food safety flaw
7 Introducing Hassan Sheikh Mohamud
7 Trafigura: toxic mess
7 The heat is on in Doha
8 Fair trade dust-up
8 Australia: gas hub threat
9 India: Trumped-up charges
9 Azerbaijan: Extradition incites
PLUS: Scratchy Lines by Simon Kneebone, and Reasons to be cheerful.
28 Music reviews
Songs for Desert Refugees by Various Artists, and Songs for Kommeno by
Gunter ’Baby Sommer’et al.
29 Film reviews
Ginger and Rosa, directed by Sally Potter; Elena, directed by Andrey Zvyaginstev; and Amour, directed by Michael Haneke.
30 Book reviews
Superman is an Arab by Joumana Haddad; Slavery Inc by Lydia Cacho;
Night Dancer by Chika Unigwe; and The Revenge of History by Seumas Milne.
31 Also out there - other music, film and book highlights this month, including Discordia by Laurie Penny and Molly Crabapple.
The Big Story - Healthcare
10 The vision thing
Inequality squeezes both how healthy we are and the healthcare we get.
Time to get past it, believes Dinyar Godrej.
14 The cost of living
Industry practices that milk profits from drugs are killing the poor, says Nick Harvey.
17 Russian roulette for Greeks
Attacks on public health services have left Katerina Kitidi’s compatriots in a hard place.
18 Healthcare, health and inequality: THE FACTS
20 Child survival - but at what cost?
We need to go beyond ’saving lives’ and demand a right to health, according to Claudio Schuftan.
22 Moral medicine: the Cuban way
A revolutionary example of efficient and affordable healthcare, by John M Kirk and Chris Walker.
Hope and despair for today’s youth; why the legalization of drugs could be a slippery slope; and student debt – a choice, not a privilege.
5 Letter from Botswana
The arrival of the first rains is a moment of joy for Wame Molefhe.
26 Country Profile: Grenada
32 Making Waves
Zoya Rouhana is fighting for women’s rights in Lebanon.
33 Steve Parry
Heroes, frauds and Trojan Tories.
PLUS: Polyp’s Big Bad World cartoon.
34 Southern Exposure Saving the tiger, photographed by Fauzan Ijazah from Indonesia.
35 Mark Engler
How not to make every vote count.
38 And Finally...
Shortlisted for this year’s Booker Prize, Indian novelist Jeet Thayil is not afraid to court controversy.
36 To everything there is a season
How can Egyptians make sure last year’s uprisings have a lasting legacy? Maria Golia looks forward.