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Jersey City: America in One Place

Jersey City is a microcosm of postindustrial America – where poverty and property development go hand-in-hand. Neglected for decades, places like this could decide the 2020 election.

In The Valleys

The former mining communities of Wales have been deliberately devastated for a generation - but their proud history of socialism and solidarity has not been so easily wiped away.

The Trigger Battle

The upcoming reselection process is a historic test for the Labour left: can it secure a parliamentary party willing to support a transformative socialist government?

Poland’s Palace of Dreams

Poland's Palace of Culture and Science is one of the continent's largest and most striking buildings. But what is its history – and what can it tell us about its country's future?