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26.07.19 | James Heartfield

One hundred and eighty-six years ago the House of Commons finally agreed to abolish slavery in the West Indies. The decision was a long time coming, and many since have wondered what it meant.

04.07.19 | Gregory B. Lee

As demonstrations rise in Hong Kong, Gregory Lee looks back on Handover and considers the future for Hong Kong-China relations.

29.03.19 | Beatrice Heuser

Article 50 was triggered two years ago today, but on the day the UK was scheduled to leave the EU, the future remains unclear. Here, Beatrice Heuser takes a look at the context of Brexit, and the history that lead us here.

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