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Russia's recent antagonism has worried many in Europe, and it has compelled Sweden to strengthen its ties with NATO. Dominic Hinde explores Swedes on both the left and the far right who believe the Swedish mainstream media is inaccurately portraying Russia as an enemy.
More than three years after the 2014 Ukrainian Revolution that promised to cleanse a corrupt government and align the country more closely with Europe, Ukraine has seen little change. World Policy Journal spoke with Sophie Pinkham, author of Black Square: Adventures in Post-Soviet Ukraine, on writing revolution and how to understand the various tensions at play in contemporary Ukraine.
“Freedom is the freedom to say two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.” - George Orwell, 1984. Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, sales of the iconic, dystopian novel have jumped 9500 percent. In this week’s episode of World Policy On Air, we preview key components of the new Spring 2017 issue of World Policy Journal “Fascism Rising” with Editor Christopher Shay.

In an interview with Jennifer Ramos of World Policy Institute at Loyola Marymount University, Thaksin Shinawatra, former prime minister of Thailand, discusses economic development, the new Thai constitution, regional relations, and the need for dialogue between opposing factions to resolve the current tensions in the Southeast Asian nation.

February 28, 2017
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