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In a major contribution to the on-going debate on imperialism, Patrick Bond argues that an explanation of imperialist political-economy and geopolitics must incorporate subimperialisms. John Smith’s old-fashioned binary of North/South prevents him from fully engaging with David Harvey’s overall concern about uneven geographical development. ...

In this challenging discussion of student movements and universities in Africa and India, Amrita Pande, Faisal Garba and Ruchi Chaturvedi ask how can university communities’ articulate forms of just belonging, which counters new hierarchies and old? How can we undo the legacies of colonialism and the inequalities of a growth-based model not in a way that simply overturns old hierarchies to place the ones on bottom on the top, but in a way that possibilities of such stratification are themselves displaced. ...

Gary Littlejohn writes how the outbreak of the Zika virus in Central and South America, has spread across some 23 countries and has caught international health agencies by surprise. It has now shown up in recent months in Cape Verde, so it has returned to Africa after circling the globe eastwards in less than 70 years. Littlejohn asks what are the lessons from Africa for defeating the virus....