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  1. A Good Read 18 July 2017: Sara Cox & Eimear McBride - Books And Authors (podcast)

    Sara Cox & Eimear McBride talk about books they love with presenter Harriett Gilbert.

    https://player.fm/series/books-and-authors-1301230/a-good-read-18-july-2017-sara-cox-eimear-mcbride

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  2. audioBoom / Explainer 80: Is sport still a soft power?

    Sport can be a great way for a country to show its power over others. But that doesn’t always go as planned. Now, even hosting a major international event can cause considerable damage to a country…

    https://audioboom.com/posts/6253971-explainer-80-is-sport-still-a-soft-power

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  3. audioBoom / Democracies and the monuments of their past

    During our summer series we’ve looked at art, architecture and personality cults of autocracies. But what happens when dictatorships end? In our final episode we turn to democracies and ask how cou…

    https://audioboom.com/posts/6242254-democracies-and-the-monuments-of-their-past

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  4. Democracies and the monuments of their past

    During our summer series we’ve looked at art, architecture and personality cults of autocracies. But what happens when dictatorships end? In our final episode we turn to democracies and ask how countries deal with the symbols of their troubling past. From the confederate statues in the US to former Soviet monuments, how do we remember without glorifying ‘our’ history?

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/ZRCNfYP0B6o/

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  5. Democracies and the monuments of their past

    During our summer series we’ve looked at art, architecture and personality cults of autocracies. But what happens when dictatorships end? In our final episode we turn to democracies and ask how countries deal with the symbols of their troubling past. From the confederate statues in the US to former Soviet monuments, how do we remember without glorifying ‘our’ history?

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/ZRCNfYP0B6o/

    —Huffduffed by hawbsl

  6. Autocracies and the personality cult

    In part three of our summer series we explore how autocratic leaders have built a personality cult. We look at the personality traits needed to build one and look at dictators’ legacies once the parades cease and the statues are toppled. Author Kapka Kassabova tells us what it was like to grow up in a place where the leader’s portrait hung in every classroom and shop.

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/uYw_GysN4Jw/

    —Huffduffed by hawbsl

  7. Autocracies and the personality cult

    In part three of our summer series we explore how autocratic leaders have built a personality cult. We look at the personality traits needed to build one and look at dictators’ legacies once the parades cease and the statues are toppled. Author Kapka Kassabova tells us what it was like to grow up in a place where the leader’s portrait hung in every classroom and shop.

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/uYw_GysN4Jw/

    —Huffduffed by hawbsl

  8. Explainer 78: President Pence.

    Donald Trump is taking a battering from “many sides”. The investigation into alleged meddling in the US presidential election has intensified; key aides have resigned or been sacked; and Trump has failed to convincingly condemn violence perpetrated by white supremacists. So, could Mike Pence be preparing for a tilt at the presidency?

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/W6sDuouOsbY/

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  9. Explainer 78: President Pence?

    Donald Trump is taking a battering from “many sides”. The investigation into alleged meddling in the US presidential election has intensified; key aides have resigned or been sacked; and Trump has failed to convincingly condemn violence perpetrated by white supremacists. So, could Mike Pence be preparing for a tilt at the presidency?

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/W6sDuouOsbY/

    —Huffduffed by hawbsl

  10. Explainer 76: Do political scandals still matter?

    Whether it was a secret affair, colluding with the enemy or saying something they shouldn’t have near a microphone, when a scandal emerged politicians used to prepare for the end of their careers. But is that still the case – and if not, what could it mean for political integrity?

    http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Monocle24TheForeignDesk/~3/k1PgMv0MpZQ/

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