The Guardian Weekly magazine is a round-up of the world news, opinion and long reads that have shaped the week. Inside, the past seven days' most memorable stories are reframed with striking photography and insightful companion pieces, all handpicked from The Guardian and The Observer.
Pump it out
Battle lines drawn, out of the Mariupol bunker and Jarvis goes pop
Headlines from the last seven days
SCIENCE AND ENVIRONMENT
The disunited states • A leaked supreme court draft that could signal the overturning of the Roe v Wade ruling on abortion rights has shaken America to its core. Can it survive the fallout?
Lives at risk Women who battled for right to abortion in 70s prepare to fight again • Veteran activists say the drive to overthrow landmark ruling should send warning signals around the world
These are the ways in which we can fight for our right to choose Rebecca Solnit
How Putin fashioned Victory Day to serve his own ends
Putin’s speech invokes great patriotic war
Safe at last Mariupol survivors relive horror of long siege • Wary evacuees emerge from Azovstal steelworks bunker after two-month onslaught from Russian forces
UKRAINE INVASION IN BRIEF
Leaf it out
Johnson sighed in relief. The polls said otherwise • The Lib Dems and Labour enjoyed a local election surge that piled more pressure on the prime minister
Changing times Will Sinn Féin's success lead to a vote over a united Ireland?
A frontline tussle over interests of climate and commerce • As Greenland eyes tourism and mining to secure its economic future, it is also mindful of controlling costs
Hot topics, but Morrison and Albanese fail to ignite a torpid race • Amid voter misgivings over both main parties, polls give Labor a narrow lead ahead of next week’s federal election
In the coal heartlands, seismic shifts weigh heavily
The women harvesting oysters – and guarding the mangroves
‘We hugged and we cried’ A lost tribe reclaims its identity
Wishing on a star • Astronomers hope this could be the year they witness a supernova, which could help shed light on the creation of matter in our galaxy
Reclaiming the streets: New York’s green light to banish cars
The rush may be over, but are NFTs actually in decline?
What is Nato really for? • HOW THE UKRAINE INVASION REVIVED DEBATE ABOUT THE ALLIANCE’S HISTORY AND PURPOSE
Salt of the earth • The soil beneath our feet contains unknowable wonders. Could the answers to the survival of humanity be hidden in the dirt?
A united Ireland won’t happen right away – but it’s getting closer Fintan O’Toole
WHO data won’t solve the debate over who dealt best with Covid Francois Balloux
A US push to weaken Moscow risks diluting Ukraine’s victories Anatol Lieven
The EU must turn the screw on Russia’s energy, and help defund Putin’s war machine
Rainbow warriors • Once known for its ‘traditional’ values, Disney’s increasingly overt support for LGBTQ+ rights is riling US conservatives
Chairman of the hoard • Jarvis Cocker has trawled his personal time capsule of treasured mementoes to tell the story of his childhood and the birth of Pulp
Facts of the matter • A fascinating study by an Australian physicist of how the quest for deeper understanding of particle physics has shaped the way we live
Underworldly wise • A man haunts his previous existence from the afterlife in this smart, entertaining rumination on life and death
Musical roots • A voyage of discovery charting the rise of a cultural phenomenon, from early 20th century music hall to the dawn of rock’n’roll
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