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Dejected Labour party members after a disasterous UK General Election

So where on Earth do we go from here?

Chris Brazier tries to see beyond the wreckage of the UK’s 2019 election.

Latest issue: October 2019

China in charge

Children hold placards during a global climate change strike rally in Nicosia, Cyprus September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

On Human Rights Day, Kamena Dorling reflects on how children are claiming their right to protect the planet’s future.

Nick Dearden examines what’s at stake in the UK general election, and how the result is likely to impact global justice.

A still from the music video 'Room Service', via the record label 88rising, by hip hop sensation Higher Brothers.

Amy Hawkins surveys the cultural landscape in the world’s second-largest economy, China.

The first evictions of refugee/migrant squats under New Democracy took place on 26 August. 'Spirou Trikoupi 17' and 'Transito'  next to Exarcheia square were sealed off and 143 people where taken away - amongst them were 86 women and children.

Ioanna Manoussaki-Adamopoulou and Keira Dignan on the Greek state’s clampdown on migrants and activists.

Fire and Rescue officer protects the Colo Heights Public School from being impacted by the Gospers Mountain fire near Colo Heights south west of Sydney. Dean Lewins/via REUTERS

A coalition of Australian scientists explain the causes and implications of the bushfires sweeping the country.

A returnee sits in a bus next to a picture of Syrian President Bashar al Assad in Qusayr, Syria July 7, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

The Assad regime has laid out a blueprint for the reconstruction of Syria. But Syrian architects and urban planners Hani Fakhani and Sawsan​ Abou Zainedin say it's a cover for ‘urbicide’.

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