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          Radical who refused to compromise

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          China sits tight on its goldmine

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          Iran and the US, a tale of two presidents

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          Election-meddling follies, 1945-2019

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          Volt, the party that undermines EU democracy

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          Techno-populist parties like Volt wrongly presume they have access to some kind of pre-established political truth.
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          Ukraine imposes its own voice

          Nikita Taranko Acosta, May 2019  
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          The DiEM25 manifesto proposes immediate financial changes within the existing structures of the EU, to end austerity and fund a green, and hopefully post-capitalist, future. It operates across the continent.
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        • Terry Gou, Taiwan’s billionaire and political wildcard

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          A surprise announcement last month catapulted Taiwan’s richest man Terry Gou into the spotlight.
        • Ukraine imposes its own voice

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        • The media and the Mueller report

          Serge Halimi & Pierre Rimbert, May 2019
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          Your data is their profit

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Gilets jaunes: the French uprising

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