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The End of Populism in the World’s Largest Democracy? — With Shruti Kapila

The End of Populism in the World’s Largest Democracy? — With Shruti Kapila

Cambridge University academic Shruti Kapila sits down with New Lines’ Surbhi Gupta on The Lede to discuss the shock Indian election result and what it means for the future of the world’s largest democracy.

Gaza and a Changing Middle East — With Ruth Michaelson, Chloe Cornish and Tara Kangarlou

Gaza and a Changing Middle East — With Ruth Michaelson, Chloe Cornish and Tara Kangarlou

While the conflict in Gaza plays out on a tiny strip of land a fraction of the size of Los Angeles, its impact on the wider Middle East region has been huge. New Lines’ Faisal Al Yafai speaks to three correspondents covering the region to assess how the war has changed the political and economic landscape.

Everest’s 100-Year Mystery — With Wade Davis

Everest’s 100-Year Mystery — With Wade Davis

Writer Wade Davis joins New Lines’ Finbar Anderson on The Lede to discuss a 100-year-old mystery from the summit of Mount Everest.

Filling the Vacuum: Russia’s Forays Into Africa — With Amie Ferris-Rotman

Filling the Vacuum: Russia’s Forays Into Africa — With Amie Ferris-Rotman

On this week’s episode, Global News Editor Amie Ferris-Rotman and Global Insights host Kwangu Liwewe discuss Russia’s past in Africa and its more recent neocolonialist enterprises on the continent, as well as the private military companies acting as Russia’s enforcers and how Russian influence compares to the “long, slow game” played by China.

Populism and Power in Mexico’s Historic Election — With Alma Guillermoprieto

Populism and Power in Mexico’s Historic Election — With Alma Guillermoprieto

Veteran Mexican correspondent Alma Guillermoprieto joins New Lines’ Danny Postel on The Lede for a discussion about how the upcoming election in Mexico is actually not about the two leading candidates, her sadness about the current situation in Nicaragua, and her secret — she is not interested in politics.

Rethinking Radicalization — With Elizabeth Pearson

Rethinking Radicalization — With Elizabeth Pearson

On this week’s episode of The Lede, Elizabeth Pearson explains how her research challenged established thinking around extremism, and how she came to the understanding that misogyny and masculinity play a much bigger role in the radicalization process than has been previously thought.

Bosnia’s Dark Past and Murky Present, and a Vision for the Future — With Jasmin Mujanović

Bosnia’s Dark Past and Murky Present, and a Vision for the Future — With Jasmin Mujanović

Faisal Al Yafai sits down with Jasmin Mujanović for a discussion on nationhood after genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina, its current political challenges, and Mujanović’s argument for a liberal democratic future in Bosnia. Mujanović dissects his new book, “The Bosniaks, Nationhood After Genocide,” which explores the evolution of Bosniak identity after the Bosnian War, and why the country’s postwar settlement needs to change.