9 Rush to nowhere
It was speed that sank the Titanic and it's turbo-capitalism that's consuming the earth-fast. Richard Swift wants to slow down.
13 How corporations steal your time
What not to buy from the company store.
14 Boo to Captain Clock
Potentates and pencil-pushers try to regulate our time. Jay Griffiths celebrates the long history of subversion.
16 American karoshi
Matthew Reiss wonders why New Yorkers have borrowed from Tokyo the bright idea of working yourself to death.
18 RUSH TO NOWHERE - THE FACTS
20 Suffering and smiling
Dicing with death on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria, Ike Oguine observes a pitiless race that's run mostly at a standstill - in traffic jams.
22 The hurried child
The fastest you grow up, says Kathleen McDonnell, the more you have to leave behind.
24 Slow activism
Slow food, slow cities, less work... A guide to the practical possibilities.
26 Enclosing time
The anarchist who wanted to blow up Greenwich Mean Time may have been mad, but C Douglas Lummis thinks he was on to something.
4 Southern Exposure
A Bangladeshi cowboy and his flute, by local photographer Mohammad Younus.
5 View from the South
Nigerian writer Ike Oguine argues that all African should oppose Robert Mugabe.
Hollow WTO agenda in Qatar; global citizens movement gathers in Porto Alegre; plight of Afghanis refugees in Australia.
PLUS: Word Corner - Quarantine
The spy who came in from the Cold War: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
30 Big Bad World
Field of nightmares, the latest b cartoon.
PLUS: NI Crossword
31 Mixed Media
BOOKS, MUSIC, FILM/VIDEO
34 Essay - The voice of the majority
If the poor had a voice would they demand more economic growth and free trade? Jeremy Seabrook thinks not.
36 Country Profile - Dominican Republic
The newest electronic gadget can be very tempting with its promises of taking us into a better, faster, more convenient world. But what are we sacrificing in this process of speeding up? How are we controlled by turbo-capitalism? And how can we break out of this speed cycle?
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·Translation of "Rush to nowhere" (p9-12)