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Our land

Inside Scotland’s inspiring struggle to give everyone a stake in the ground beneath their feet—and the lessons for confronting inequality everywhere
David McAllister  

Is the UN fit for purpose?

Humanity looks to the United Nations for one thing above all else: to prevent atrocities. But it failed to stop the massacre of the Rohingya in Myanmar, just as it failed in Sri Lank, Bosnia and Rwanda.
Francis Wade  

What happened to the Arab Spring?

A decade ago, a fruit-seller in Tunisia set himself alight, and before long dictators were falling like dominoes. Only in the place where it all began has a new democracy endured—but so have many of the problems it was meant…
Layli Foroudi  

The food bank paradox

As many Britons go hungry, burgeoning food banks are answering the need. But are they also giving the government an excuse for tolerating poverty?
Jem Bartholomew