After decades of international aid and global trade, many African farmers are still only one step ahead of starvation.
In This Issue
Few events have affected the geopolitics of the Middle East more than the Iranian Revolution. Abou Farman gives a firsthand account of young idealists caught between religion and politics.
Meet the Buddhist emergency workers who outrace ambulances and police in hyper-crowded Bangkok.
Redesign reflects a renewed energy at the magazine
Synaesthesias was once dismissed as a hallucination. Now, scientists believe we may all be born with the ability.
Being born in Canada does not entitle home-grown sons and daughters to generous, unconditional rights, says Rudyard Griffiths.
The Cloud of Altercation: How do you depict prolonged, intense brawling in a single cartoon panel?
Struck by the passivity around him, Montreal-based novelist D. Y. Béchard has some advice: writers need to get angry.
Laid low by a lacklustre rock tour and personal tragedy, Dave Bidini experiences the healing power of C. S. Lewis.
Belly dancing is Egypt’s greatest cultural export. So why are there so few Egyptian-born belly dancers?
To "bootstrap" is to use technology to boost our collective IQ. Shaun Pett profiles five bootstrappers who are changing the world.