Stephan Richter

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

After the US Midterms: Democrats, Read the Fine Print

Despite the Democrats’ gains, the United States is structurally a remarkably conservative country. Republicans have the tools to defend themselves for decades to come.

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Can Democrats Overcome Trump’s Shadow?

Should the Democratic Party be fortunate enough to rise to power again, the question arises: What will they do with it?

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Five Structural Reasons for Lasting Republican Power

Why Republicans will be in power even after Democratic Party voting gains.

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Donald Trump’s 40-Year Shadow

It will take future Democrats large majorities, luck and sustained effort to undo the national and global damage imposed by the Trump administration.

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Why Donald Trump is Completely Wrong About Globalism

Globalists are patriots who have a worldview that is not limited to the political boundaries of one state.

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12 Rules for How Not to Negotiate a Successful Brexit

Why the UK’s Brexit strategy is such a terrible failure diplomatically.

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Republicans and the US’s Heavily Managed Democracy

Can Republicans’ efforts to tilt U.S. democracy toward feudalism be stopped?

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Trump Vs. the U.S. Separation of Powers

How it has taken a political novice in the White House only a year and a half to hollow out the centuries-old system of the U.S. separation of powers.

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Brexit Deal: Really a Replay of the Versailles Diktat?

Timothy Garton Ash is wrong: Insisting that EU rules be followed on Brexit is neither an act of stubbornness nor a matter of vindictiveness. It is a matter of European statecraft.

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Donald Trump, Compulsive Misogynist

Trump, the politician, evidently always needs a woman to beat up on. Think Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Angela Merkel, Theresa May, Margrethe Vestager and Omarosa Manigault Newman.

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