World Politics

The left is dead, long live the left!

"So what went wrong with the (centre-)left? How could a party that used to portray itself as the representative of the weak so dramatically misunderstand what matters to the vast majority of Italians?" Edoardo Lanfranchi investigates the fall of the...

Xi Jinping – the new Mao?

Tom Walsh reflects on the inclusion of "Xi-ism" into the Chinese constitution, and whether the current President can truly be characterised as a contemporary Mao Zedong.

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