Tag: The Guardian

According to The Guardian, the Azerbaijani government is using Facebook to harass opposition politicians and independent news media. (More…)

Once upon a time, Fleet Street was where the news was manufactured. Tens of thousands of people worked day and night to ensure the stories were written, edited and went to press on time. (More…)

The Battleground was launched in January 2019 in response to the rise of populism around the world and the failure of traditional media to account for this paradigm shift. (More…)

The Battleground was launched in January 2019 in response to the rise of populism around the world and the failure of traditional media to account for this paradigm shift. The centre-ground has collapsed, yet its institutions remain in place as a cruel reminder of what was. (More…)

“I’ve applied for Irish citizenship.” Pre-Brexit, this would have been amazing to hear in a cut-glass accent by a late-middle-aged upper-class British woman. But Brexit was looming and she didn’t want any hassle commuting to her country home, in France. (More…)

“Populism…is the buzzword of the twenty-first century,” according to Dutch sociologist Cas Mudde, its best-known analyst. But that’s largely due to our misunderstanding it, he claims. (More…)

The West is getting populist, roiling politics across Europe and the Americas. Centre-right parties, such as Germany’s governing Christian Democrats, and Britain’s Conservatives, find themselves being pushed rightwards in heretofore unimaginable ways. (More…)