John Foster / 17 Sep 2021

Out of the Red

The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy, by Chris Miller

The end of communism was meant to be a return to the “civilised” world of individualism and consumerism. It didn’t quite happen that way.(...)

Josh White / 06 Sep 2021

The Media’s War

Afghanistan and the Press

Throughout the US war in Afghanistan, Western media framed the conflict in terms that suited the governments of the day.(...)

Andreas Bloom / 31 May 2021

Belt and Road Politics

The Case of Piraeus

Chinese investment in the Greek port of Piraeus has boosted trade between the two countries. But tensions over an alleged breaking of environmental rules have highlighted the potential harms of Beijing's largesse.(...)
Josh White / 15 Feb 2021

Discipline and Publish

The BBC vs. CGTN

Global media is a battleground. Every country has an army of journalists on standby to defend its national interests – or at least the interests of the people who happen to run the country.(...)

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