Unholy allegiance: exploring the hard right’s infatuation with the Putin regime

By Tod M In the weeks following the Russian invasion of the Ukraine, a vast quantity of analysis has gone into how European and American hard right figures have responded to Putin’s invasion of the Ukraine. From Marine le Pen’s disavowal of a regime that was once her benefactor, to Tucker Carlson’s doubling down onContinue reading “Unholy allegiance: exploring the hard right’s infatuation with the Putin regime”

The Road to the Sun – The Japanese interwar period

By Isadore H A bright future was expected for Japan after the First World War: significant economic growth pushed forwards liberalisation and an opening to the outside world. Japanese modernism captured the spirit of Japan in these transitional years: bold, flowing and exciting. Yet, by 1938, Japan had descended towards a totalitarian military dictatorship ruledContinue reading “The Road to the Sun – The Japanese interwar period”