The Foreign Desk

From democracy to autocracy

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28 January 2017

Episode 160

28 minutes


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Sales of George Orwell’s ‘1984’ have surged in recent days but as great as that novel is, it won’t tell Americans much about the reality of life in an autocracy. For that we need to listen to those who have lived through it already.

28 January 2017

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