The Killing of Alexei Navalny | How Authoritarianism Has Evolved Since the likes of Joseph Stalin

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00:00 Intro
01:20 Election Tour
01:40 Rishi Sunak
03:50 The courage of liberationists
05:45 Could you do what Navalny has done?
06:50 Political stakes around the world
09:15 Being a member of the opposition in Russia
12:26 Navalny’s story
15:00 America and Russia
16:24 Regimes degrading and utilising judiciaries
18:00 Trump vs the judiciary
21:07 Authoritarian methods
28:05 Munich Security Conference
29:45 Lacklustre conflict resolution
31:00 Keir Starmer and Global Security
39:38 Sam Bankman-Fried
42:00 The key to the Trump legal campaign?
44:30 Trump’s expenses
47:20 Mayotte
51:45 Macron shifting right






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The Killing of Alexei Navalny | How Authoritarianism Has Evolved Since the likes of Joseph Stalin | | Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him ~ Napoléon Bonaparte










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