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Young people have led the climate strikes. Now we need adults to join us too | Greta Thunberg and 46 youth activists | Opinion

Tomorrow, schoolchildren and students will be out on the streets again, in huge numbers, in 150 countries, at over 4,000 events, demanding that governments immediately provide a safe pathway to stay within 1.5C of global heating. We spent weeks and months preparing for this day. We spent uncountable hours organising …

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This Milkshake Spring isn’t political violence – it’s political theatre | Aditya Chakrabortty | Opinion

What a lot of crying over a spilt milkshake. Since broadcaster and sometime politician Nigel Farage got covered in sticky banana and salted caramel in Newcastle on Monday, the air has been thick with condemnation. “Normal campaigning is becoming impossible,” tweeted the far-right leader, before pleading for “civilised democracy” – …

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Opinion | Don’t Fight Iran

Sometimes it’s important to write a column about something you’re pretty sure isn’t going to happen. In this case, that thing is war with Iran, which Donald Trump clearly doesn’t want, and which he will therefore probably avoid. But since the president’s current foreign policy is making war more likely, …

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