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Table of Contents Issue #09Featured Articles #09

Prejudice: Fundamentally Human?

Are we doomed to grab what we can for ourselves and our kin, ignoring the big picture until the world burns?

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Interview: "I Try to Break the Taboos"

Female politican Shukira Barakzai talks about enduring traditions, misguided policies and bomb attacks.

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Not 'Progress' But Prejudice: Development

What does "development" mean for Tribal people: for whom, by whom and to what end?

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The Dangerous Others

Xenophobia in South Africa is higher than anywhere else in the world.

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Interview: Fair Fashion on the Catwalk

Ethical fashion conquers the world couture capital Paris: Good-bye hippe hemp sack, hello haute couture!

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A Triple Win is Possible

A diatribe in favour of a more objective view of international skilled professional mobility.

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Breaking the Silence

Israel: Ex-soldiers talk about the millitary' actions in the West Bank

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Art as a Weapon

Syria: Art can be a weapon when journalists are forced to shut up.

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Chapters #09

Beyond the magazine

“We can’t just leave solutions to the politicians“

Conference on Religion’s Contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Broken Toilets

Emily Madsen and Samyuktha Varma have created an international magazine intended to change reporting on development work.

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Challenges for the Media – from Information to Participation

Just a blink of the eye in world history, the 40-year existence of the Internet has been revolutionary.

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Interview: Development Aid is Not All Plain Sailing

5 questions to Andris Piebalgs

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Coming Issue of DDD

For some work means fulfillment, for the majority of us it is a means to survive. For some working means calculating on a computer, for others painting a wall, others plant food to eat.
And the paradox goes even further: Politicians all over the world ask for more jobs to guarantee an income for their citizens. At the same time companies and scientist invest in new technologies to become more productive and therefore save work.
Ever since the first introduction of machines, people are discussing, if work is still needed in the future, and how it will change. John Maynard Keynes in the 20th century expected his grandkids to be working 15 hours a week, while more skeptical voices feared mass unemployment and connected instability.
DDD issue #20 asks: What does work look like in the 21. century? And what does it mean for development cooperation?

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