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Jeremy Cliffe is International Editor of the New Statesman.
He co-hosts the weekly global affairs podcast, World Review.
Beyond the skyscrapers and fashion boutiques of Shanghai, the fundamental structures of the party state are still rooted in Leninist principles.
In the 19th century Garibaldi united a divided country. Today’s polarised politics could benefit from his pragmatic idealism.
What came out of the talks was a cluster of middling commitments, rehashed versions of older ideas, unfunded aspirations and plans to make plans.
A new age of "Westishness" was on display in Cornwall.
Despite strains and snipes around vaccines and tariffs, it would serve both sides to be more openly transactional and equal.
Will the substance of this week’s gathering match its sunny, seaside setting?
As China continues to rise, Western democracies are striving to establish a new balance of power in an age of upheaval.
There is one important reason why autocrats are targeting dissident exiles like journalist Roman Protasevich more and more: because they think they can.
From Mexico to Argentina, the pandemic has intensified inequality, social unrest and political instability.
The Labour Party’s troubles are not isolated, but it should beware of drawing the wrong lessons from its European counterparts