Is Trump Good for Bulgarian Corruption?

The Barricade’s Vladimir Mitev was the guest of Paul Jay’s The Analysis podcast, discussing Bulgarian protests, the all-weather warm relations between Sofia and Washington, the Bulgarian acquisition of US war planes, the genesis of Bulgarian organised crime and oligarchy in the times of transition, the eternal Soros-Trump clash in Eastern

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Covid and Conspiracy Rising in Romania

The decay of the Romanian education system has created a fertile ground for Covid conspiracy theories, many of which originate in right-wing America. Maria Cernat joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast produced in collaboration with Other News.Paul JayPaul Jay (born 1951) is a journalist and a filmmaker. He is the founder and host of

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The Screen New Deal

The shock of the coronavirus health crisis and the threat of Chinese digital giants, led to massive investment in the American digital giants. What does this mean for democracy and for the future “surveillance capitalism”?Theodora KotsakaLecturer in Political Sociology (University of Athens, University of Essex, UK) specializing in political behaviour

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