Stephan Richter

Stephan Richter, from Berlin, is the publisher and editor-in-chief of The Globalist. [Berlin/Germany]

Heiko Maas: Standing Up to the Old Guard

The new German foreign minister charts a refreshingly principled stance toward Russia.

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SPD: Andrea Nahles’ Elusive Task

Why it is practically impossible for the SPD to reinvent itself.

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From Russia, With No Love Whatsoever

The poisoning of Sergei Skripal could well be the event that broke the camel’s back in terms of Western disgust with Russia’s dirty campaigns.

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Reimagining Globalism in the Trump Era

All of us must resist the impulse to go blame-gaming and making every international relationship a zero-sum game.

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Why Trump’s Trade Policies May Resurrect COMECON

Stephan Richter talks with Marketplace host David Brancaccio on why Trump’s trade policies may resurrect COMECON, an old Communist trade policy.

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No Buicks! Janis Joplin’s Message to Donald Trump

Vanity and materialism — not cheating — drive German luxury car sales in the US.

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Donald Trump’s Women and Global Trade

The purpose of the steel tariffs is motivated by the same political force that drives Trump – playing blame games. After Obama and Hillary, now it’s the entire world’s turn.

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How Trump’s Trade Policy Resurrects COMECON, US-Style

What the U.S. president really means by pleading for “fairness” is simply for the U.S. to have its way.

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Italy’s Elections: How Germany Is Italianizing Itself

Italian politicians warning against “Germany-type problems” in forming a government after the next election are a truly striking moment of European integration – although not a particularly welcome one.

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Erdogan: Everybody’s False Friend

The Turkish President only knows one loyalty — to himself. Little wonder Erdogan acts like a congenital flamethrower in international relations.

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