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In Afghanistan, ‘Who Has the Guns Gets the Land’

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — For decades, roughly a thousand families called the low-slung mud-walled neighborhood of Firqa home. Some moved in…

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Business

How Leather Seats in Luxury SUVs Fuel Amazon Deforestation

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center’s Rainforest Investigations Network. BURITIS, Brazil — One morning this summer…

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World

How India’s Farmers, Organized and Well Funded, Faced Down Modi

NEW DELHI — Om Prakash relied on relatives and neighbors to tend his wheat and vegetable fields. He ate food…

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World

Modi Relents to Protests as India Moves to Repeal Farm Laws

NEW DELHI — Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India announced that his government would repeal contentious farm laws aimed at…

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Business

Crunch at Ports May Mean Crisis for Family Farms

It’s just 60 miles from El Dorado Dairy in Ontario, Calif., to the nation’s largest container port in Los Angeles.…

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Magazine

A New Line of Face Oils, Made With Well-Loved Plants

For the last 20 years — between exhibiting genre-defying installations like a “meditation nightclub” in Las Vegas and lecturing on…

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Business

As Demand for Green Energy Grows, Solar Farms Face Local Resistance

Hecate Energy, a renewable energy developer, had hoped to install a 500-acre solar farm in Copake, N.Y., a quiet town…

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World

Your Friday Briefing

We’re covering the rush to buy Covid treatment pills in Asia, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and…

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Business

The Future Farmers of France Are Tech Savvy, and Want Weekends Off

YVELINES, France — On a century-old farm that’s now a start-up campus in this verdant region west of Paris, computer…

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Business

Britain’s Christmas Lament: Meat Shortages and Delivery Delays

BUNGAY, England — To understand the deep sense of anxiety Britons feel about the supply shortages currently afflicting the nation…

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