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    Who’s backing Glencore’s toxic mining? (You, perhaps?)

    Banks and pension funds in the UK and Europe are helping to ruin lives in Colombia and Peru, Vanessa Baird writes.

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    Issue 546 November-December 2023

    Surveillance: Spying on dissent

    It’s never been easier for governments to spy on dissent. Spyware that turns dissenters’ phones into weapons, drones that watch protests from above and facial recognition are just some of the tech diluting our rights. In this edition, we explore the impact of state surveillance on society and movements, and look at how activists are fighting back. Preview this issue in digital format on Exact Editions or subscribe to get your print and/or digital copy.

    Issue highlights:

    • Spies, damned spies
    • 360° Repression
    • Spy games
    • Under Amazon’s eyes
    • Q&A: Overwatched and underserved

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The long read

Palestine: From accord to Apartheid

In the lead story from our May-June 2023 issue, Zoe Holman looks at how the so-called ‘peace process’ has allowed Israel to deepen its colonial project over Palestinian lives.


Bermuda’s wealth is rooted in tax avoidance and slavery

The archipelago markets itself as a holiday destination for the wealthy and home to lax tax laws, Clara Hill writes.

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Decolonize How

Justice from the King?

Ahead of a royal visit, communities violently evicted by colonial era settlers are calling for justice. Anthony Lang’at reports.


Africa’s military coups are climate coups

Abdoulie Ceesay, Gambian representative to COP28, argues that the West must take climate action – not militarization.

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Editors pick

Kissinger is not our friend

In the wake of Kissinger’s death, we republish this 2016 article by Mark Engler, who argued that progressives could never think kindly of him.

From the archive

The demoralized mind

John F Schumaker asks how we can treat our sick culture and make ourselves well.

Past issues

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  • The crisis of loneliness

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