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EA’s Political WorldView Podcast: The Truth, Dignity, and Fascists Edition

EA’s Political WorldView Podcast: The Truth, Dignity, and Fascists Edition
November 23
08:32 2016

PHOTO: Can France’s Marie Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, duplicate Donald Trump’s victory in national elections?


EA’s Political WorldView podcast takes on truth, dignity, and fascists this week.

Adam Quinn, Christalla Yakinthou, and Mark Goodwin of the University of Birmingham discuss Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission — will its television hearings about abuses by the State bolster or fracture the country’s fragile democracy?

Then the panel look at shock votes in the UK and the US to ask if an illiberal “populist” wave is also going to sweep away Europe in French and German national elections.

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Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.

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