9 The trap - and the
It was the first 'consumer' product. Now it lies behind the very first
epidemic diseases of corporate globalization. David Ransom
suggests a cure.
What sucrose does to your body.
14 Sugar daddies
India is the world's largest producer. As Dionne Bunsha reveals,
it hasn't make a sweet confection.
Anita Ferruzzi examines the troubled relationship between sucrose
and eating disorders.
18 SUGAR - THE FACTS
20 Sweet nothings
Katharine Ainger reports on deadly trade negotiations in Mexico.
22 Tales from
Villagers in the Philippines had their land expropriated by sugar.
Now, report Devlin Kuyek and Andrew Skinner, they're
determined to get it back.
The Florida Everglades have been endangered, says Mark Engler,
by the power of 'Big Sugar' in the United States.
25 Dirty business
Almaz Mequanint grew up in a sugar-refining town in Ethiopia.
Clemens JM Rolink is the General Manager of the Dutch company
that built it. They exchange two very different views of the same
26 Slave sugar
How slavery and sucrose grew up together - a brief history.
Michael Berry tells the untold story of the South Sea Islanders
who built the sugar industry in Australia.
When the children of the poor came to protest, by Thai photographer
5 View from
The murder of women should never be excused or dressed up as 'culture',
argues Urvashi Butalia.
Iraqi women still waiting for liberation; alternative Nobel winners;
the lowdown on life in the slums; women's garment co-op in Nicaragua
PLUS: Word Corner - Guerrilla/War
PLUS: Speechmarks and Seriously
The exceedingly murky past of exiled Russian billionaire Boris
30 Mixed Media
MUSIC, BOOKS, FILM review
32 Big Bad
Polyp presents Pollution Incarnate.
PLUS: NI Prize Crossword
Meena Menon talks about the World Social Forum in Mumbai, India.
34 Essay -
The election of Arnold Schwarzenegger is only the tip of the iceberg
in this celebrity-obsessed world, argues John F Schumaker.
Profile - Somaliland