Take Me To Your Leader!

Take Me To Your Leader!

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Hamish Macdonald delves into the lives and motives of eight leaders. From autocratic strongmen to democratic internationalists, from left to right to far right, Take Me To Your Leader! examines the cultural, historical, geographical and personal origins underpinning the ambitions of the people on the world stage. How well do we really know them, and what would we uncover if we asked their friends, enemies, colleagues and observers to 'Take me to Your Leader!'

Categories: Society & Culture

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Ferdinand Marcos Jr, better known as “Bongbong”, is the president of the Philippines. His popularity skyrocketed in recent years, particularly among Gen Z, thanks to his stardom on tiktok. But it was almost 40 years ago that he fled the country as a young governor when his father’s authoritarian and corrupt government was overturned in a dramatic coup.

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    Wed, 11 Oct 2023 - 0h
  • 17 - 05 | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: The Shapeshifting Sultan 
    Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 0h
  • 16 - 04 | Emmanuel Macron: International Charmer 
    Wed, 27 Sep 2023 - 0h
  • 15 - 03 | Ursula von der Leyen: the most powerful woman in the world? 
    Wed, 20 Sep 2023 - 0h
  • 14 - 02 | Joe Biden: Does he still have what it takes? 
    Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 0h
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