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Idiot of the Week: Jair Bolsonaro

The Idiot of the Week title goes to a politician who could easily win it every week. The pugnacious Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro rarely makes…

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Marius Ostaficiuc

A Social Democratic Party (PSD) politician from the city of Iasi in eastern Romania, Marius Ostaficiuc took the biscuit when he lodged a complaint with…

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Marjorie Taylor Greene

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene won with brio the Idiot of the Week title after the media unearthed a slew of Facebook posts dating back…

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Russia Will Redouble Efforts To Strengthen Its Narratives

“The sentencing of Alexey Navalny to two years and eight months in a penal colony yesterday, as well as the ongoing repressions against his supporters,…

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Funding Journalism in Ukraine: Ask the Oligarchs

Four large players dominate the media market in Ukraine, a country where television is the main source of news. Independent journalism is still alive and…

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Idiot of the Week: Douglas Ross

MP Douglas Ross beat off competition to win the Idiot of the Week title. Within hours only of becoming the Scottish Tory leader on August…

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Idiot of the Week: David Perdue

The Idiot of the Week award goes to US Senator David Perdue of Georgia, a Republican, for posting an image of his opponent, Democrat Jon…

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Idiot of the Week: Pauline Lee Hanson

Her deep thoughts about public health and the idea to share them publicly won Pauline Lee Hanson our Idiot of the week title. Ms Lee…

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Idiot of the Week: Nigel Farage

Treading in the footsteps of Dominic Cummings, the UK prime minister’s most senior adviser who drove hundreds of miles in spite of a lockdown ordered…

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UnderCovid: Stories That Go Unnoticed

While Covid-19 takes all the headlines, deals are made and laws are passed, with hardly anyone noticing. Many will change our lives for years or…

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