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Enemies of democracy

The futures of the UK and US are threatened by a partisan press and the power of big money

All generalisations are false except insofar as they are true, and the following is a paradigmatic example: the Chinese dislike uncertainty, which is why they are not as keen on democracy as the west would like. The Chinese are entrepreneurial (another generalisation) and apply themselves to business with energy. Business likes stability and predictability, which the Party leadership provides from their fastness in Zhongnanhai, that part of the Forbidden City occupied by the gerontocrats.

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In Prospect’s June issue: Bronwen Maddox lays out the case for Britain to stay in Europe—the position taken by the magazine. Mikhail Gorbachev explains his hopes for Russia, suggesting that the claim democracy is bad for Russia is “balderdash.” Rachel Sylvester looks at the Conservative Party and explores what might happen to the Tories after the EU referendum. Also in this issue: Nicholas Shaxson and Alex Cobham unpick the world of hidden money and what Britain can do about tax havens. Neil Kinnock argues that Labour isn’t making progress under Jeremy Corbyn and Jason Burke examines Islamic State and the networks that underpin their attacks. Plus Stephen Bayley asks was BritArt any good?
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