Stephan Richter

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

US Police Vs. African-Americans

Police brutality against African-Americans in the U.S. has a long lineage – and shows no sign of stopping.

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Ferguson/US: Police Systematically Out of Control

The far too liberal use of deadly force by police in a conservative country.

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Downhill from Peak Globalization: When Will It End?

The world has encountered a series of shocks over the past 15 years. This should lead to more realistic expectations about the timetable for further globalization moves.

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COVID 19 Today and China’s Great Famine

Are there any lessons to be learned from China 60 years ago for today’s world, which is facing the worst pandemic of the past 100 years?

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Trump and Musk: Two Unstable Geniuses Compared

Recognizing what constitutes reality is a minimum job requirement for any leader. While Donald Trump often appears delusional, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is so only part of the time.

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Kent State at 50: An America Even More Divided

Is it possible that U.S. society is more divided today than it used to be at the height of the anti-Vietnam war protests in the late 1960s?

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The Ayatollah in the White House

Ironies of the coronavirus times: For all their mutual enmity, have the United States and Iran ever been closer?

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COVID 19: Trump and Iran’s Ayatollahs

How the supreme leaders of Iran and the U.S. handled the COVID 19 challenge: A short comparative study

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Mariusz Handzlik: In Memoriam

The late Mariusz Handzlik, diplomatic advisor to President Lech Kaczyński, served Poland with boundless energy. He died in the presidential plane on April 10, 2010 en route to Smolensk. He is sorely missed.

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Beyond Trump: The US’s Wrong-Headed Priorities

Reflections on gargantuan levels of military spending, pseudo “efficiency”-minded corporate outsourcing and an ill-fated obsession with American exceptionalism.

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