01 June 2006
REFLECTIONS
Some days my sense of nothingness and being a nobody is as addictive as my sense of really being something and somebody.
COMMENTARIES
When we chose the name For A Change, nearly 20 years ago, we were pleased with the pun.
LEAD STORY
Corruption and world poverty are inextricably linked. Mike Brown and Chris Breitenberg discover how Indian bureaucrats and industrialists are cutting the knot.
LEAD STORY
SANTOSH’S SMALL size is no indicator of her gutsy fight for justice.
PROFILE
Andrew Stallybrass meets Rabbi Marc Raphaël Guedj who is bringing rabbis and imams together to work for peace.
GUEST COLUMN
We’ve got to inspire people to believe that their efforts at relationships locally can transform the world.
FIRST PERSON
Peter Everington returns to Sudan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Independence.
PEOPLE
CHARLESTON, on the coast of South Carolina, USA, abounds with Southern charm. Pillared buildings sit in magnolia-filled gardens, visible from streets which date back to the 18th century. Two centuries of plantation economics have left behind shaded porches, steepled churches and cobbled streets.
PEOPLE
'Because of the state of poverty in which they live, their focus is naturally on their next meal. We have supported their thinking so that their focus can be within their future, not just within their present'.
A DIFFERENT BEAT
Catholic, Jew and Protestant, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist and Confucianist all find they can change where needed and travel along the good road together.
LIVING ISSUES
Richard Shrubb describes his battle with mental illness and public perceptions.
FEATURES
Pedro Aybar (text) and Ingrid Guyon (photos) visit a small school with a big mission.
FEATURES
John Lester gives a Christian perspective on marriage.
FEATURES
In the run-up to the Solomon Islands’ April elections, Mary-Louise O’Callaghan met a group of young people fighting corruption, starting with themselves.
FEATURES
Mary Hatton describes a unique series of exchanges between Britain and the Arab world.
EAR TO THE GROUND
While we rush around our homes checking for dripping taps, the water companies also have some work to do, putting their own house in order.

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