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In July the Guardian produced in depth reporting on the tobacco industry.
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What is your favourite Guardian article of 2017 so far?
Every year, around Christmas time, the Guardian publishes a book of its best articles of the year – the Bedside Guardian.


Quamari Barnes was killed in January.
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Our enduring commitment to reporting on knife deaths of young people
With the best will in the world, when we launched Beyond the blade this spring, we could not have predicted a year like this. Since mid-April there have been an election, three terrorist attacks and the horrific tragedy at Grenfell Tower.


Bijan Ebrahimi ‘never ceded dignity’, said IPPC commissioner Jan Williams.
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'It was pure racism': the family of Bijan Ebrahimi on their fight for answers
There were two moments in particular when Mojgan Khayatian realised that the racism faced by her brother, Bijan Ebrahimi, went beyond the crude bigotry of individuals to the callous indifference of institutions.


Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes: ‘He was an old soul.’
What the life of ‘old soul’ Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes tells us about child knife deaths in Britain
For the first few weeks of Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes’s short life, he did not have a name. “He was my only son and I wanted it to mean something,” says his mother, Lillian Serunkuma, who has two older daughters. “So I didn’t want to rush it.”


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Naomi Klein on neoliberalism and the fightback against Donald Trump – books podcast
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Who Are We – And Should It Matter in the 21st Century?
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The more power an identity carries, the less likely its carrier is to be aware of it as an identity at all.
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