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Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States during the Inauguration Day ceremony held at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, 2021. Credit: Oliver Contreras/Sipa USA

Could a Biden presidency end America’s ‘forever wars’?

Joe Biden is unlikely to scupper corporate-military interests of his own accord. It will take pressure from the grassroots, argues Andrew Smith.

Latest issue: January-February 2021

The biodiversity emergency

ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan revolutionary poet. 

ILYA sets ‘Apolitical Intellectuals’ to a modern tune, as he remembers the life of the Guatemalan revolutionary poet. 

Last profiled in April 1983, Namibia’s now younger electorate is calling for jobs and land justice amid a Covid-19-induced recession.

This is 1984, the first women’s march in Southall to protest against violence against women, particularly one woman – Krishna Sharma, who had taken her life after facing violence from her husband and in-laws. The protesters’ slogan was: ‘They call it suicide, we call it murder’ and they demonstrated outside the family’s house, a tactic borrowed from the Indian women’s movement. Credit: SBS

Rahila Gupta examines the roots of, and argues the case for, ‘political blackness’.

The families of the disappeared are not giving up their search until they have answers. Jan-Peter Westad reports.

A graphic snapshot of world peacekeeping trends from Dan Smith.

An ingenious agroforestry farming system, which combines trees, shrubs and crops is practiced throughout Ethiopia’s lush southern highlands. OLIVIER BOURGUET/ALAMY

Tesfa-Alem Tekle showcases the unique agroforestry system that sustains communities in Ethiopia’s southern highlands.

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