Today's concentration of power in the Russian presidency has its roots in the chaos of the 1990s.
When Russia transitioned from a command economy to a market-based one, many thought it would lead to huge unemployment. It didn't – but that's because much of it was hidden.
The fifth episode of a series from The Anthill Podcast on how recoveries from major crises throughout history focuses on what happened after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Plagues and flu pandemics of the past have led to long-term disadvantages for those affected, and increased prejudice.
PODCAST: The fourth part of a series from The Anthill Podcast on how the world has recovered from past crises examines the aftermath of the second world war in the UK.
Charities played a vital role in the reconstruction of post-war Britain. But they had a very different relationship with the government.
States have stepped in after past crises. but they don't always stick around.
How to trigger eco-innovations after COVID-19.
The International Labour Organization was founded in 1919 at the Treaty of Versailles after the ravages of pandemic and world war. Its model offers a way forward for us now.
PODCAST: The third part of a series from The Anthill Podcast on how the world recovered from major crises throughout history focuses on the recovery after 1918.
Medieval disaster response was not so different to the measures we use today.
PODCAST: The second part of a series from The Anthill Podcast on how the world recovered from major crises throughout history.
Poets and the wealthy were angered by those who saw their opportunity to rise above their station after the plague.
PODCAST: Between a third and half of Europe's population died from the Black Death. The first episode of a new podcast series from The Anthill on how the world recovered from past shocks.
It is generally assumed that this disease-control technique goes back to the 1840s, but it's actually much older.
A medieval historian and business studies expert discuss how pandemics past and present impact on big business.
PODCAST: A new series on how the world rebuilt after past crises.
Policymakers would be wise to pay attention to historical parallels.