Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.
Worried about social media helping to create popular movements, China runs an elaborate system of censorship and manipulation.
Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.
Venezuela’s “Bolivarian Revolution” has been an even more pronounced failure under Maduro than under Chavez.
The fall in the value of oil has far reaching knock-on effects.
With the decline of the middle classes, social classes are back on the global agenda. That is politically dangerous.
How Trump matters less in a world of sub-country level governance.