Centrism: the new populism?
30:00 | Feb 23rd, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
As Brexit draws nearer, British politics is facing another shake-up. This week, several members of both the Conservative and Labour parties left the government and opposition benches to form a new Ind...Show More
This was an interesting discussion on the viability of “centrism” and the Independents group in the UK as a response to populism.
Mary Lou McDonald
30:00 | Aug 8thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
In this special episode, Andrew Mueller speaks to the president of Sinn Féin about the Irish party’s historic result in last February’s general election, how she manages the party’s historic link with...Show More
Explainer 227: Why Belarus’s presidential election might actually matter
07:07 | Aug 5thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
This weekend’s presidential election in Belarus might not lead to the demise of Europe’s last dictator. But, as tensions rise domestically and with neighbouring Russia, Andrew Mueller explains why it ...Show More
Peacemaking in the 21st century
30:00 | Aug 1stMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
In this special episode, Andrew Mueller is joined by Juan Manuel Santos, former president of Colombia and recipient of the 2016 Nobel peace prize for his work ending Colombia’s half century-long civi...Show More
Explainer 226: Mali’s malaise
06:26 | Jul 29thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Andrew Mueller examines the political unrest in Mali and its potential impact on West Africa.
Shinzō Abe’s plans for Japan
30:00 | Jul 25thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
The Olympics were supposed to have started on 24 July. The Games should have been an opportunity for Shinzō Abe to present Japan as the major world power he believes it should be. What vision does Jap...Show More
Explainer 225: Is it the end of the line for Omar al-Bashir?
05:55 | Jul 22ndMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Thirty years after seizing power in Sudan through a military coup, Omar al-Bashir faces indictment – and not for the first time. Andrew Mueller explains the significance.
Where is President Erdoğan going with this?
30:00 | Jul 18thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
The Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul, a Unesco World Heritage site, has been turned back into a mosque. Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, announced the decision last week after a court annulle...Show More