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Global Left Midweek - May 22, 2019

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Elections: India, Philippines, South Africa, EU * Europe's Social Democrats * Gay Marriage in Taiwan * Brazil vs Bolisaro * Iran's Working Class

Maoism: A Global History

Ben Margulies LSE Review of Books
Julia Lovell’s fascinating new history of the international career of Maoism reveals the resonance of the ‘Great Helmsman’ in a populist age.

Media Bits and Bytes - May 21, 2019

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Breaking up big tech; Internet iron curtain; Ditching the social network; Vaccinating against fake news; Big media, little media; Going indie; WhatsApp hacked