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Best of the week - 25 September 2020

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Each week BISA Director, Juliet Dryden, scours the internet for IR-related content that might interest you. Here she brings you this week's best readings and podcasts to keep you up to date with what's happening around the world.

COVID-related news

UK Politics/Brexit news

US Election

Middle East

Global Order

  • Podcast: Can the West be revived? Iain Martin is joined by historian Peter Frankopan and David Frum to discuss the precarious position of the West and the future of global order. Listen to Engelsburg Ideas.


  • Podcast: Listen to Michael Sandel on the Case Against Meritocracy from TALKING POLITICS.  Philosopher Michael Sandel talks about the damage that the idea of rewarding people on merit has done to education, democracy and public life. 

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