Despite the Democrats’ gains, the United States is structurally a remarkably conservative country. Republicans have the tools to defend themselves for decades to come.
Hungary’s Viktor Orban isn’t a defender of anybody’s rights. He is an unvarnished unilateralist and, like Putin, a world-class cynic.
Is Italy’s crisis the new Greece? Is it just as bad? Or different? Could it take just as long to resolve it?
What is the background to the U.S. reaction to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi by the courtiers of Trump family’s close friend, Mohammed bin-Salman?
Why do we tolerate a foreign autocrat dispatching his thugs to our country and challenging our right to free speech and assembly?
How is the race to succeed Angela Merkel at the helm of the CDU, Germany’s largest party, shaping up?
In the U.S., we have moved to event-driven elections. Republicans could very well hold on to both houses of Congress.
Denying the root causes for the increased frustration of the public with existing policies is not going to regain trust. “Populism” will continue to gain support.
The entire increase in the share of people running the risk of poverty since 2005 is due to the bigger share of immigrants in the German society.