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Turkey is running northern Syria dry

Gisella Ligios reports from Rojava on the threat of food and water insecurity, and its impact on farming livelihoods.

Latest issue: January-February 2023

The cost of greed crisis

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Universal, free access to electricity could be better for people and the planet. Nick Dowson explores how it could be done.

Photo: Siobhan Bradshaw

Musical traveller Kishon Khan talks to Subi Shah about the levelling ability of the arts.

As part of its investigation into firms cashing in on the energy crisis, Corporate Watch turns a critical eye on British Gas.

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Preeti Jha profiles the Southeast Asian nation, two years on from its military takeover.

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Like father, like son? The new Filipino president is the product of his parents’ politics – and the centre-left’s failure.

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As the cost of living crisis becomes entrenched, Nick Dowson examines the scene of the crime, tracks down the culprits and proposes a route to resolution.

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