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Mar 26, 2018

In the weeks leading up to the 2018 Russian elections, Tariq spoke with Ilya Matveev – a founding editor of openleft.ru, an online platform for socialist critique – about Putin, the opposition in Russia, and what will likely be one of the least surprising election results of the year.

Speaking to us over Skype from...


Mar 9, 2018

The world has witnessed a huge increase in feminist action in recent years. While the #metoo and #timesup movements erupted across the internet, on the streets of Poland, Argentina, Mexico and even Korea, women have been marching and striking for their rights.

Ahead of the 2018 International Women’s Strike, Tariq sat...


Mar 5, 2018

A familiar situation is developing in Turkey: 
while the country’s armed forces are
fighting Kurdish YPG units in northern
Syria, authorities in Turkey have already
started arresting critics of the offensive.

Tariq recently spoke with Hişyar Özsoy,
co-vice chair of Turkey’s leftist HDP, and
one of the few leaders...


Mar 5, 2018

To kick-off the fourth series of The World Today with Tariq Ali, we speak to Eulàlia Reguant, a politician from Catalonia’s radical left party, CUP. Eulàlia is preparing for fresh parliamentary elections following the October 1st independence referendum, which led to the dissolution of the Catalan parliament, and a...


Mar 2, 2018

In the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea, delegates from the two countries met for the second time this year on Monday. As well as easing tensions, they also discussed the possibility of a unified Olympics team for the first time in their history.

Tariq recently spoke with Korean anthropologist Heonik...