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Each month, George Miller interviews LMD authors about their articles and the issues behind them

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Each month, George Miller interviews LMD authors about their articles and the issues behind them

    Biden's Middle East challenges

    Biden's Middle East challenges

    After four years of chaotic foreign policy under Trump, what challenges await the new Biden administration in the Middle East? In this month's podcast, Ibrahim Warde of the Fletcher School, Tufts University, discusses the Biden team's stance towards Saudi Arabia and Israel and, crucially, the prospects of reviving the Iran nuclear deal, which he describes as ‘not dead, but on life (...)



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    2021/04

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    2021/04 Iran

    After Latin America's pink tide

    After Latin America's pink tide

    In the 2000s a pink tide of progressive leaders came to power in Latin America and popular confidence in democracy grew. With several countries in the continent going to the polls this year, Le Monde diplomatique's deputy editor, Renaud Lambert, reflects on why this trend did not last and assesses the prospects for change.



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    2021/03

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    2021/03 Latin America

    US bipartisanship is not the answer

    US bipartisanship is not the answer

    With Trump gone and Biden in the White House, American journalist and author Thomas Frank surveys the US political landscape. Will a divided nation come to accept the election result and begin to heal? Why did 10 million more people vote for Trump in 2020 than in 2016? And what will it take for Joe Biden's presidency to be counted a success?



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    2021/02

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    2021/02 Biden

    The financiers who backed Brexit

    The financiers who backed Brexit

    The widespread belief that the UK's finance industry wanted the country to remain in the EU is wrong. An increasingly powerful sector within the industry was delighted that Leave won. In this month's podcast, sociologist Théo Bourgeron explains why.



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    2021/01

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    2021/01 UK city

    Trumpism lives on

    Trumpism lives on

    Biden won and Trump lost, but progressives mustn't be complacent, says Jerome Karabel, professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. In this month's podcast, he discusses Trumpism as a force that has reshaped US politics – and will continue to do so long after Trump leaves the White House.



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    2020/12

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    2020/12 USA,
    2020/12 Karabel

    China's outlaw armada

    China's outlaw armada

    China has the world's worst record for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. In this month's podcast, award-winning journalist Ian Urbina discusses his own encounter with aggressive Chinese vessels in the Sea of Japan and the wider implications for the world's dwindling fish stocks.



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    2020/11

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    2020/11 fishing,
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    2020/11 fishing

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