Le Monde diplomatique - English edition podcast

Le Monde diplomatique - English edition

Le Monde diplomatique

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

10 episodios

  • Le Monde diplomatique - English edition podcast

    Taiwan at the heart of the US-China conflict

    China's President Xi has vowed to ‘utterly defeat' any bid for Taiwanese independence, and provocative sorties by Chinese military aircraft near the island are now common. As Taipei-based journalist Alice Hérait writes in the October issue of Le Monde diplomatique, the US is meanwhile strengthening its ties with Taiwan. In this month's podcast, Alice discusses US-Taiwanese relations and what they mean for regional (...) - 2021/10 / Podcast
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    China's post-communist Communist Party

    Our guest in this month's podcast is Jérôme Doyon, a China specialist at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center. In the September edition of the paper Jérôme assesses the Chinese Communist Party in its centenary year and asks, ‘What's left of communism in China?' In the podcast, George Miller asks Doyon how the CCP will retain control in a China with a burgeoning billionaire class and growing income (...) - 2021/09 / Podcast, 2021/09 China
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    Global semiconductor shortage bites

    In this month's podcast, George Miller talks to Evgeny Morozov, writer on technology and politics, and founder of The Syllabus, a knowledge curation initiative. In the August edition of the paper Evgeny has written an article entitled ‘Chips with everything: the technological arms race that will shape our future'. As he explains in the podcast, the current global shortage of computer chips has implications far beyond delays for consumers keen to have a new smartphone or car: semiconductors are (...) - 2021/08 / Podcast, 2021/08 semiconductors
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    The forgotten chapter of the women's movement

    Eastern European women have never received credit for their role in the history of 20th-century feminism, says our guest in this month's podcast, Kristen Ghodsee. In this episode Kristen, a professor of Russian and Eastern European studies at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses her article, ‘When the women's movement went global', which features in the latest edition of Le Monde diplomatique, and explores how women from Eastern Europe made common cause with their sisters from the global (...) - 2021/07 / Podcast, 2021/07 Feminism
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    Scotland's long road to independence

    In this month's edition of Le Monde diplomatique Edinburgh-based writer Rory Scothorne asks, ‘Is Scotland closer to independence?' A fourth successive victory for the Scottish National Party (SNP) in May's Scottish parliamentary elections suggests it is. In our June podcast, Rory discusses progressive politics in Scotland – past, present, and future – and considers what the SNP needs to do next to advance the independence (...) - 2021/06 / Podcast, 2021/06 Scotland
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    Netanyahu's war on Hamas

    Charles Enderlin, author of ‘The rise and rise of the Israeli right' in Le Monde diplomatique's May edition and long-time Jerusalem correspondent for France 2, has been covering Israeli politics and the wider region for five decades. Shortly after the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, we asked him to set the events of the past two weeks in context and reflect on what may come (...) - 2021/05 / Podcast, 2021/05 israel
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    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 (...) - 2021/04 / Podcast, 2021/04 Iran
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    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. - 2021/03 / Podcast, 2021/03 Latin America
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    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? - 2021/02 / Podcast, 2021/02 Biden
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    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. - 2021/01 / Podcast, 2021/01 UK city

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