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Since the 1970s, the world’s human population has doubled to 7.7 billion.

Does obsession with population size miss the point? Mohan Rao and Sara Parkin weigh in on the debate.

A demonstrator wearing a Guy Fawkes mask waves a Mapuche indigenous flag during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile October 31, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Romero

The relocation of the UN climate summit to Spain is a distraction from growing state repression.

The socialist filmmaker explains how his anti-austerity politics translates to the big screen.

Human rights defender, Tchenna Maso, reflects on the human cost of Bolsonaro's open door policy for mining corporations.

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October 2019, Issue 522

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  • China in charge
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