The Economist (07/03/2015) reflects on the extent of the domestic repression being perpetrated by the Russian government, and the insidious spread of decentralised violence as a natural consequence of politics as practised in Putin’s Russia.
The Huffington Post (08/03/2015) provides an interesting analysis of the failure of nationalist politics in Romania, in contrast to other European countries (such as Hungary, Greece, or Bulgaria) where the economic downturn appeared to favour right-nationalist parties.
The Washington Post (08/03/2015) analyses the retreat of political openness in Chinese civil society before the advance of nationalism and intolerance, as the state appears determined to reassert a centralised ideological control.
Al Jazeera (09/03/2015) reflects on the parallel growing threats of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia in Europe and globally, highlighting common underlying elements between the two.
News compiled by Sabella Festa Campanile
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