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Spain's right and far right made big gains in local elections earlier this year. But in late July's snap general election, there were no clear winners. What's the state of the parties, including the far-right Vox? - 2023/08 / article
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The month's archives - 2024/05 / perspective
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Arab countries have loudly condemned Israel's actions in Gaza, but it's all talk. Palestine, the cause that once united the Arab world, is being sidelined in favour of narrow self-interest. - 2024/03 / article
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‘Immigrant invasion', the ‘rush to Europe', the ‘great replacement' — a spectre is haunting the West, the spectre of people seeking social housing and benefits. But who are these immigrants? Where are they going, and what are they escaping? Why do they take such great risks? Political leaders in the UK, France, Italy, the US and Australia dodge these questions, not to mention their own responsibility for the deterioration of public debate and living conditions around the world. On one side, we (...) - Ebooks / ebook, Dossier
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In northern Mali the Tuaregs have been fighting for independence since the early 1990s. It's been only war and broken agreements, helped on by jihadist groups, foreign powers and mercenaries. - 2024/04 / article
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Streaming platforms are changing Indian television: historical epics are out, series closer to modern Indian realities are in. But the Censor Board still keeps a close eye on any criticism of the government. - 2024/05 / article
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The first motorways promised freedom and escape. In reality they've turned out to exact a huge environmental and financial cost, and often damage local communities. It's worth asking who benefits. - 2024/05 / article, 2024/05 motorway
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This summer Paris hosts the Olympic Games, billed as the biggest event ever organised in France, followed by the Paralympics. Will they inspire people to get off the sofa and put on their running shoes? - 2024/05 / article
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Macky Sall, in power since 2012, did his best to delay Senegal's presidential election, throwing the country into crisis. The surprise victory of his opponent, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, may reset Senegal's political course. - 2024/05 / article
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In late 2023 the number of internally displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reached seven million, a record high . Millions more have died in a series of wars since 1997; the exact numbers are uncertain, but the second Congo war alone (fought in the east of the country between August and December 2002) was directly or indirectly responsible for some three million deaths, according to the International Rescue Committee . The DRC has not experienced lasting peace or (...) - 2024/05 / box, 2024/05 drc
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Few places on earth have witnessed more bloodshed this century than the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a vast country in the heart of Africa. But while most of the population suffer, some have prospered amid the chaos. - 2024/05 / article, 2024/05 drc
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Madrid has a large Latin American population, attracted by a shared language and culture and the possibility of citizenship. Spain's right is finding ways of making political capital from them. - 2024/05 / article, 2024/05 venezuela
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Portugal's March general election saw the far right make big gains and the socialists exit government. As memories of the Salazar dictatorship fade, where is the country heading? - 2024/05 / article
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Britain's Labour party has refused to unequivocally condemn Israel's bombing of Gaza while the Tory right has used the war to stoke domestic divisions. - 2024/05 / article
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‘Lie like the devil, boldly and always,' Voltaire once advised. It's advice Israel's military leaders have taken to heart, especially over Gaza. What then of the media's duty of tough scrutiny of their claims? - 2024/05 / article
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Commentators wrote off Iran's drone and missile attack on Israel last month as an attempted show of strength that revealed weakness. That misreads the dynamics of a complex and volatile situation. - 2024/05 / article
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When he was CEO of the AXA Group, Henri de Castries warned that if the climate crisis got worse, it would be unwise to rely too much on insurance companies. ‘A two-degree rise in the global average temperature may still be insurable,' he said in 2015, ‘but what's certain is that a four-degree increase is not.' In the end, just 1.2°C of warming was enough to make State Farm, a heavyweight in this sector, pull the plug on California. Why? Because of ‘rapidly growing catastrophe exposure'. For the (...) - 2024/05 / editorial
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Although nearly 2,000 people attended the demonstration in Berlin on 13 April to protest the German police's suppression of the Palestine Congress the previous day, most notable was who was not in attendance. Seemingly, no elected politician of any major party, however lowly their office, saw any reason to participate. The planned three-day congress, organised by a coalition headed by the association Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East, had been set to include witness accounts (...) - Outside in / Comment

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