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STATE OF DESPAIR

State of Despair

Few places have been hit harder by the Great Recession and subsequent austerity measures than Greece, and many of its young people feel that they are paying a catastrophic price for the profligacy of their elders.

Education For All

For too long there has been a dangerous assumption that progress toward universal schooling is inexorable. In fact, it has stalled, and is even falling back in Africa.

Words Around The World

While traditional publishing struggles, literary festivals have taken the international arts scene by storm. But who are they for, and how can they best balance the competing demands of art, politics and money? asks an author who has appeared at events from Glasgow to Gaza.

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