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July-August 2019, Issue 520
This issue is about Cities.
Cities can be equally positive and negative. They give people the chance to be part of something bigger: to have more opportunities, more creativity and culture; a bigger menu for varied appetites, and a space for everyone (especially sexual minorities). They can also be places with more crime and more power and inequality, and less space for everyone (especially those with less money).
Over half of the world’s population already lives in cities. This edition of New Internationalist looks at the old idea of ‘the right to the city’ and finds how there are lines across city maps depending on where there is money and power.
A member of the LGBT community writes about his experience as a queer Nigerian living, studying, and working in Africa.
We have to work or starve. How can we be free? Some companes are introducing a 4-day working week. Read about a new politics of time:
Read about the hard working life of a woman who sells bangles in Dhaka. Her business is better but the problems are the same.
Some people say that pacifism is the best way to stop war and volence. What do you think?
In India people are often late and people in the West often think this is spiritual in some way. But is it? And does it matter?
Ms Saffaa is a Saudi Arabian street artist and she is an activist living in Australia. Read about how she can now use her art to help give power to Saudi women: