Midori House

Monocle Reports: Is democracy in trouble?

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31 October 2018

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In this special report we assess the state of democracy across Europe including how the financial crisis sparked a rise in the far-right, Poland’s descent into illiberalism, Russia’s state of paranoia and why the shadow of Mussolini still haunts Italy.

31 October 2018

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Chapter 1

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Chapter 1

Rise of the right

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Stephanie Bolzen from ‘Die Welt’ explains how the global financial crisis sparked a rise in Germany’s far-right.

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Russian paranoia

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Russia analyst Stephen Dalziel unravels the paranoia at the heart of Russian politics.

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Poland’s illiberal politics

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Dr Roch Dunin-Wasowicz explains Poland’s illiberal politics and why the government shouldn’t be called “authoritarian”.

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Chapter 4

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Mussolini’s old haunt

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Monocle’s Chiara Rimella on the shadow of Mussolini that lurks in parts of Italy.

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