On The Economist and the contradictions of global liberalism.
Alexander Zevin joins us to discuss his work on the 176 year history of the magazine that has accompanied liberalism's global expansion. Has it just reflected the world or has it actually influenced politics? How has The Economist balanced democracy against the interests of finance and the needs of empire? And is the magazine suffering from N.O.B.S.?
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/107/ Ireland’s Return to History ft. Colin Coulter
Excerpt: /106/ The Endless Scrolling of Cinema ft. Maren Thom
Excerpt: /105/ The Lorax & the AK-47 ft. Leigh Phillips
Excerpt: /103/ Three Articles: The Future!
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/101/ UK Election: A Disaster Foretold
/100/ What Was the End of History? ft. Many Guests
Excerpt: /99/ Proof in the Pudding
/98/ Painful Politics ft. Jennifer Silva
/97/ Bungacast Analytica ft. João Magalhães
Excerpt: /96/ Three Articles
/95/ The Fall of Rojava? ft. Dani Ellis / Alexander Norton
Excerpt: /94/ Reading Club 2: Anti-Politics
/93/ Hot Chile and Other Neoliberal Failures ft. Pablo Pryluka
Excerpt: /92/ Three Articles
/91/ Exhaustion Revealing ft. Leigh Phillips
Excerpt: /90/ Work, Bitch ft. Amber A'Lee Frost
/89/ On the Lam: Hong Kong Rebels ft. Toby Carroll
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