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Dave Bangs speaks to a crowd of  ‘mass trespassers’. 

‘No one goes there, not even dog walkers’

Hundreds of people take part in a ‘mass trespass’ to save an ancient woodland under threat from the development of a Center Parcs holiday resort. Amy Hall reports.

Latest issue: September-October 2022

Whose railway is it anyway?

All that breathes is a strangely beautiful tale of India’s climate and political struggles. Husna Ara writes.

India’s railways are frequently hailed  by defenders of the British Empire as a positive  legacy of colonialism. While the country has  an extensive network which ranks among the  world’s biggest employers, it was designed to  serve the interests of imperialism and private  profit – with the directors of the sub continent’s  first railway drawn from the ranks of the East  India Company. Here passengers prepare to eat  on board a modern-day sleeper train.  BOAZ ROTTEM/ALAMY

On every continent, the railways are experiencing a renaissance. But what will it take to reshape them in the interests of people? Conrad Landin investigates.

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In Glasgow, a new campaign has gas and electricity providers in its sights – and is taking on the regulator too. Coll McCail explains how the group intends to win.

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Moldovan Eurovision veterans Zdob și Zdub have been on quite the musical journey. Conrad Landin speaks to their lead singer.

A girl carries her sibling as she walks through stranded flood water, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Nowshera, Pakistan September 4, 2022. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

Cancel the debt, or let the Bretton Woods group profit from climate disaster, writes Farooq Tariq.

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