Stephan Richter

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

Europe’s Left and Labour’s Disastrous 2019 Election

What are the hard lessons for Europe’s young leftist party activists, including Germany’s SPD, from Jeremy Corbyn’s 2019 defeat in the UK?

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UK Voters: Look to Turkey and Hungary!

Just not as smart as the Italians, the Turks or the Hungarians: Reflections on the relative immaturity of Britain’s political system.

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In Defense of Democracy

Understanding the key reasons why everybody is now so frustrated with democracy and government.

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Macron, NATO and Opposite Day

How the French government is using psy-ops and parental logic to turn the U.S. President into a fan of NATO.

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U.S. Democracy and the Age of American Impotence

Yet another school shooting. U.S. democracy has devolved into a kabuki show. No real reform, no matter how pressing, ever gets done.

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Will Corbyn’s Vanity Deliver Johnson’s Brexit?

Jeremy Corbyn’s personal irresponsibility and vanity may finally deliver Brexit.

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Donald Trump: The Desperate President

Donald Trump really does not want a second term. He is trying everything imaginable to avoid his reelection.

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Draining the Swamp: Trump. Biden. Warren

Why the Democratic Party needs a course correction.

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Tom Cruise, John McCain and Impeaching Donald Trump

Can the Republican Party save itself? The entire world is waiting for the Republicans’ Tom Cruise (aka Lt. Kaffee) moment.

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Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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