Inside the 100th anniversary edition of the Guardian Weekly

July 3, 2019 by erfa5t8

Concern one of the Manchester Guardian Weekly was published in the week that the Treaty of Versailles was signed, as a world rocked by conflict looked at how to develop a better future. We are a long method from the hell of the world wars, but as we attempt to deal with modern-day crises, such as the climate emergency, our role remains the very same: to keep Guardian readers worldwide informed.

Today, in our centre pages you will discover a 32-page supplement commemorating the function of the Weekly over the past century, with reports from essential minutes in history, archive photography, memories from readers and journalists, and traditional front pages. We hope you enjoy it, however long you’ve been a reader.

As in that very first edition, the previous 7 days have been significant. On Monday, on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong, people continued their demonstrations over a planned extradition law. Some made their presence felt in a huge tranquil march, while others stormed the legislative council structure. The question, asks Simon Tisdall, is how China’s strongman president Xi Jinping will react to such a direct difficulty.

Last week, world leaders consisting of Xi had gathered in Osaka for this year’s G20 conference. Problems discussed consisted of the US-China trade war, Putin’s denunciation of the liberal order and the confusing universality of Ivanka Trump. And for one leader, Britain’s Theresa Might, the top functioned as a swansong on the global phase.

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supplement Picture: gnm Our cover story this week looks behind the scenes of Canopy Growth

, a multibillion-dollar cannabis business. As corporate weed looks to spread out around the world, who are the business set to dominate this remarkable, er, development market? Rob Davies travelled to Ontario to find out more. We also include a discussion about how to stop the environment crisis– and to change the world

– with 2 young women who are trying to do exactly that: United States Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and teenage school strike pioneer Greta Thunberg. The two” fulfilled “by means of videolink to talk about the power of action. In other places we meet Virgil Abloh, the Off-White and Louis Vuitton designer who’s been compared to Duchamp and Warhol; Tim Burrows

wonders how his house county of Essex became a nationwide punchline in the UK and, in books, John Harris takes a look at the musical legacy of Britain’s commercial cities. Subscribe here Subjects Cannabis< a class=" submeta __ link" href=

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