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6/28 Mark Blyth: Brexit & the Global Failure of the Elite

Mark Blyth of the Watson Institute at Brown University explains why the Brexit is the chickens coming home to roost on austerity and inequality. How Brexit and Donald Trump show the failure of austerity, Right Wing politics and Neoliberalism. Why … Continue reading

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6/24 Digby: Does Brexit Mean Trump Wins? & Why the GOP Is Getting Even More Crazy

Digby (Heather Parton) explains the politics behind the Brexit. Anti immigrant bigotry and the global crisis. The toll of austerity. How will Brexit effect American politics. Why Barack Obama saved us from the worst of austerity. Does Hillary Clinton understand … Continue reading

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6/14 Matthias Matthijs: The UK’s Brexit or Not to Brexit Moment

Matthias Matthijs, an Assistant Professor of International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University, explains the history of the European Union and the relationship between the UK and the EU. Why the Left in Britain skeptical of the EU historically. The … Continue reading

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1/27 Serhii Plokhii: Ukraine Protests Explained & The Delusions of The Privileged

Harvard University Professor Serhii Plokhii explains the roots of the movement sweeping across Ukraine, how Ukraine caught between Russia and the EU, what political factions are protesting, the innovative new tactics used in the movement and the danger of the … Continue reading

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