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The last days of war: FARC’s 'final conference' in pictures

The last days of war: FARC’s 'final conference' in pictures

As Colombia prepares to hold a referendum on the historic peace deal, Kimberley Brown takes us inside the rebels’ preparations.
Jeremy means Jeremy – and so, to work

Jeremy means Jeremy – and so, to work

Hazel Healy encounters a party undergoing transformation at the Labour Conference in Liverpool.
Climate Con: A new global deal on aviation emissions

Climate Con: A new global deal on aviation emissions

The deal will be agreed upon by the UN agency governing aviation. But it's a cop-out, writes Oscar Reyes.
Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

The factory collapse in 2013 caused an international outcry – but have things improved? Thulsi Narayanasamy reports.
Taking matters into their own hands

Taking matters into their own hands

Tim Pringle considers rights in ‘post-socialist’ China, Russia and Vietnam.

Top stories

Welcoming the digital residents

Estonia has found an innovative way to boost its population and its economy, discovers Haley Joelle Ott.

Hong Kong: the city of difference

Vignettes of a summer teaching in the city and learning from the lives of its people, by Vidya Ramesh.

Mixed Media: Books

Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy by Ece Temelkuran; The Seamstress and the Wind by César Aira; Remembering Akbar by Behrooz Ghamari; Irregular War by Paul Rogers.

Big Bad World

Polyp’s monthly cartoon.

The last days of war: FARC’s 'final conference' in pictures

As Colombia prepares to hold a referendum on the historic peace deal, Kimberley Brown takes us inside the rebels’ preparations.

Climate Con: why a new global deal on aviation emissions is really bad news

A new climate deal is expected to be agreed upon soon by the International Civil Aviation Organization, is a cop-out, writes Oscar Reyes.

After Ebola – in pictures

The world’s media has moved on but people in Sierra Leone are still living with the consequences of the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history. This photo gallery by Hazel Healy provides a glimpse into how they are coping, two years on.

Blogs

UN Peacekeeping: In search of a 21st century mandate

In today’s volatile world, is the UN peacekeeping mission realistic? By Kevin Childs.

Jeremy means Jeremy – and so, to work

Hazel Healy encounters a party undergoing transformation at the Labour conference in Liverpool.

For the European development bank, democracy is an afterthought

Almost one in four euros lent by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in 2015 went to authoritarian countries, against the bank’s own mandate. By Fidanka Bacheva-McGrath.

No place to fall sick: How refugees are barred from healthcare

The UN announced the suspension of aid to Syria after a deadly attack on a convoy near Aleppo. But air strikes are not the only obstacle to humanitarian aid, writes Isabelle Gerretsen.

When India’s soldiers return in body bags

As the country mourns its loss there is a proliferation of mindless patriotism, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

When Two Worlds Collide – people vs corporate greed

Vanessa Baird reviews a gripping new documentary from Peru which has global implications.

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    The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change

    A completely revised edition on the politics of climate in a post-Copenhagen world.

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    People First Economics

    Toxic debt, rising job losses, collapsing commodity prices and expanding poverty. How can we rein in these beasts unleashed by the free market economy?

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    The World Atlas of Sport

    This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas profiles the world’s major competitive sports, their political uses and abuses, and the profits that flow from their commercial development.

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