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Richard Swift

Articles by Richard Swift

A group of people stand on steps, outside, holding large cut-out hands with messages calling for action on the climate.
The theory of ‘deep adaptation’ is rapidly gaining support. Richard Swift assesses how far, if anywhere, it will take us and...
Richard Swift explores why the Cold War's old certainties can no longer hold.
Could social reformer Iris Xiomara Castro overturn Honduras’ reputation for authoritarian governance and corruption? Richard...
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Norway’s new left-leaning prime minister is a product of Europe’s neoliberal discontent, argues Richard Swift.
Cueca dancers celebrate the indigenous Aymara  culture of the Andes – but in modern garb – as a  carnaval parade gets under way in Arica, Chile. JEFFREY ISAAC GREENBERG 20+/ALAMY
Richard Swift on why we need to stop chasing the dream of full employment and focus on what really matters instead. 
Richard Swift on the Taliban leadership that now governs over 40 million Afghans.
Richard Swift paints a mixed picture of Peru’s unlikely choice for president. 
Richard Swift on East Africa’s first woman president, a Zanzibar-based organizer promising to protect Tanzanian workers and...
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Richard Swift shares highlights from the 2021 international documentary festival in Toronto.
Richard Swift warns against vaccine fantasy and kneejerk technophilia.
After months of unconstitutional rule since Jeanine Áñez’s military-backed coup, Richard Swift gives a rundown of the low-...
Profit over the planet: A care-based economy would do the opposite. ZHANG KAIYV/UNSPLASH
Richard Swift examines the deep roots of the market economy’s failures. Time for a radical rethink.

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