Stephan Richter’s Articles in English


All Stephan Richter appearances in Salon.


All Stephan Richter appearances in Harvard Business Review.


Nikkei Asian Review
Stephan Richter is a monthly columnist.


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nikkei Asian Review
How Turkey, China undermine future prosperity, February 7, 2017

Also published on The Globalist as How Turkey and China Undermine Their Future Prosperity


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nikkei Asian Review
The leader who attacked globalism long before Trump, January 16, 2017

Also published on The Globalist as The Leader Who Attacked Globalism Long Before Trump


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nikkei Asian Review
Why Renzi really failed, December 6, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as Why Renzi Really Failed


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nikkei Asian Review
Why the Tata case is so global and an epoch-making event, October 29, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as Why The Tata Case Is So Global and an Epoch-Making Event


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Fortune
How Apple’s Tax Games Make Globalization Look Like a Big Scam, September 2, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as Apple et al.: European Commission as the Last Defender of Public Interest


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Business Report
Britain will soon suffer for decision to dump its peers, June 26, 2016

The Globe And Mail
Four things you should know about Brexit (and beyond) (Online), June 28, 2016 | PDF


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Business Report
Saudi Arabia’s much-lauded reform agenda is built on sand, June 1, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as McKinsey and the Saudi Mirage


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
Bernie is no socialist: The Vermont senator is more Harry Truman than Karl Marx, March 15, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as Bernie Sanders Is No Socialist


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
Hillary is her own worst enemy: No amount of progressive rebranding can change her record, February 13, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as The Causes of Hillary Clinton’s Undoing


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Japan Times
Merkel flip-flop: don’t let me be misunderstood, February 5, 2016

Also published on The Globalist as Merkel to Germany: “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”

Stephan Richter Media Appearances in 2015


Interview with Stephan Richter

Marketplace Morning Report
Quiz: which country in the world today has the largest number of unfree people?
December 28, 2015 | Audio — 0:35-2:51

Transcript on The Globalist: Modern Slavery: The Globalist Quiz Marketplace Morning Report


Interview with Stephan Richter

Marketplace Morning Report
Quiz: Women Taking Over the Ivory Tower?
December 04, 2015 | Audio — 0:20-2:20

Transcript on The Globalist: Women Taking Over the Ivory Tower: The Globalist Quiz, Marketplace Morning Report


Op-ed by Stephan Richter and Terri Langston

Salon
Robert F. Kennedy’s haunting prophecy: The school shooting epidemic he saw coming, October 10, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Gun Deaths: An American Prophet


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Japan Times
Pope and Xi should have met up in the U.S., October 3, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Francis and Jinping: Like Two Ships Crossing At Night


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Al Jazeera
An opportunity missed in Latin America, October 1, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Beyond Cuba: Washington’s Strategic Neglect of Latin America


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Fortune
VW’s legal nightmare is about to get worse, September 30, 2015

Business Report
Legal problems can only get worse, October 6, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Volkswagen: When a German Company Plays With Fire


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Boston Globe
Pope Francis’ reforms face a ticking clock, September 20, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Did Pope Francis Get to His Post Too Late?


Interview with Stephan Richter

PBS NewsHour – TwitterChat
Can the world’s migrant and refugee crisis be fixed? | September 16, 2015 | Stephan Richter Tweet Collection


Interview with Stephan Richter

Al Jazeera’s The Stream
The Trump phenomenon, September 16, 2015


Interview with Stephan Richter

Diane Rehm Show/NPR
World Response To The Accelerating Migrant Crisis In Europe, September 9, 2015 | Audio (first Stephan Richter segment at 9:22) | Transcript


Interview with Stephan Richter

Marketplace Morning Report
Quiz: Which countries use the most robots in their workforce?
September 9, 2015 | Audio

Based on The Globalist: Just The Facts I, Robot: 10 Facts


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
Emasculated white men love Donald Trump: The real reason a billionaire bozo rules the GOP, September 10, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Trump and the Fear of Hillary: A Political Psychogram of the 2016 Race


Interview with Stephan Richter

Marketplace Morning Report
Quiz: What is longest non-stop flight in the world today?
August 17, 2015 | Audio

Based on The Globalist Quiz Flying the Longest Distance


Op-ed by Stephan Richter and Bill Humphrey

Al Jazeera
Saudi Arabia and the US: More military misfires, August 13, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Yemen And The Alliance of the Deaf


Op-ed by Stephan Richter and Bill Humphrey

Huffington Post Blogs
Selling Out the Kurds, July 31, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Selling Out The Kurds


Op-ed by Stephan Richter and Terri Langston

ABC Australia
New US Gun Control Debate: 2nd Amendment Scrutinized, July 27, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as After Charleston: Gun Control and American Cynicism


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Politico
Why Greece Won’t Honor a Deal, July 11, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Europe’s False Hope Moment?


Interview with Stephan Richter

PBS NewsHour
What Are Greece’s Options After “No” Vote?, July 7, 2015


Interview with Stephan Richter

Diane Rehm Show/NPR
The Economic Crisis in Greece, July 7, 2015 | Audio


Op-ed by Stephen F. Szabo

Japan Times
Germany Is Mercury, the U.S. Is Mars, May 15, 2015 | PDF

Also published on The Globalist as Germany=Geoeconomics, US=Geopolitics?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Politico (Europe Edition)
Will David Cameron Only Deepen Europe’s Tragedy? May 11, 2015

Politico (U.S. Edition)
Will David Cameron Only Deepen Europe’s Tragedy? May 10, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Germany: David Cameron’s Chance for Redemption


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Politico
Germany’s France Problem, April 20, 2015


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Japan Times
Hillary’s arduous road to the White House, April 18, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Hillary Clinton’s Arduous Road to the White House in 2016


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon.com
Ukraine Is the New Iraq, February 16, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as The Transatlantic Battle Over Ukraine


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon.com
A Willful Ignorance on Welfare, February 4, 2015

Japan Times
What U.S. “Upward Mobility”? Elites Replicate Themselves, February 3, 2015 | PDF

Also published on The Globalist as Wishful Thinking About Poverty in America


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Gulf News
India’s Chance to Jettison Historical Baggage, January 24, 2015

Also published on The Globalist as Modi’s India: A Reality Check


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Straits Times
Uber’s Constant Overreach (PDF), December 13, 2014

The Hindu
Uber’s Constant Overreach, December 10, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Uber’s Constant Overreach


Op-ed by Stephan Richter and John West

The Edge Financial Daily
Regionalism, Asian Style (PDF), December 1, 2014

Jakarta Post
Regionalism, Asian Style (PDF), November 26, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Regionalism, Asia Style


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

The Hindu
A Kafkaesque Bureaucracy, November 24, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Visiting India? Battling a Kafkaesque Bureaucracy


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Putin is Pushing Europe into the Arms of the United States, October 31, 2014 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Global Truths on Putin’s Tirades


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Business Report
Next Up for Rousseff: Don’t Copy India’s Past Decade, November 5, 2014 | PDF

The Economic Times
What Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff Should Learn from Congress, October 30, 2014 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Rousseff’s Global Challenge: Do Better Than India


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Corriere della Sera
Contro Uber veti e polemiche L’Innovazione non Trascuri le Regole (PDF), September 20, 2014

The Straits Times
Germany Is Right To Ban Uber – For Now (PDF), September 13, 2014

Die Presse
Mehr als ein Taxi-Krieg, September 10, 2014

Der Tagesspiegel
Mehr als ein Taxi-Krieg, September 10, 2014

Harvard Business Review
To Succeed in Germany, Uber Needs to Grow Up, September 9, 2014

Published on The Globalist as In Defense of Germany’s Decision to Ban Uber (For Now)


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Die fünf Todsünden der amerikanischen Aussenpolitik, December 9, 2014 | PDF

Al Jazeera
The Five Deadly Sins of U.S. Foreign Policy, August 22, 2014

Published on The Globalist as The Five Deadly Sins of U.S. Foreign Policy


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
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Guancha
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Business Report (South Africa)
Obama Done Little for African Americans, August 24, 2014

Philippine Daily Inquirer
Black Americans’ Plight Still Enormous, Despite Obama, August 22, 2014

Bangkok Post
Even With a Black President, Racism Won’t Go Away, August 22, 2014

China Daily
No Change in Blacks’ Plight Despite Obama, August 21, 2014 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as A Black President?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Kurier (Austria)
USA Haben Irak-Krise Selbst Ausgelöst, July 21, 2014

Japan Times
Who’ll Pay for the Iraq Sins?, July 1, 2014 | PDF

Die Zeit

Die USA Haben die Neue Irak-Krise Selbst Ausgelöst, June 26, 2014

Business Report
U.S. Unrepentent Over Iraq’s Fate, June 22, 2014 | PDF

Salon.com
Neocons Never Learn: Why Their New Warmongering Is So Shameless, June 21, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Iraq’s Predictable Fate


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
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Business Report
Fulfilling Hopes of a Nation is a Huge Obstacle for Modi, May 23, 2014 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Modi: He’s the One! Or Is He?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
The Right’s Most Ridiculous Elizabeth Warren Smear to Date, May 21, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Elizabeth Warren: When Political Labels Completely Mislead


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Expresso
Dois Pastores, Duas Revoluções (PDF), April 25, 2014

Estadao
Dois Pastores, Duas Revoluções, April 15, 2014 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Two Shepherds, Two Cultural Revolutions?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Handelsblatt
Eine Sache des Glaubens (PDF), March 26, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Two Shepherds, Two Cultural Revolutions? and Zwei Hirten. Zwei Kulturrevolutionen?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
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Published on The Globalist as “F*** the EU:” How Victoria Nuland Stirs the Pot in Ukraine


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Al Jazeera
NSA and Obama: Yes, We Can, January 29, 2014

Published on The Globalist as Yes We Can: The NSA and Obama


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
As Goes Best Buy, So Goes the U.S. Economy, January 25, 2014

Published on The Globalist as As Goes Best Buy, So Goes U.S.?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Al Jazeera
What Do Obama and Rouhani Have in Common, January 16, 2014

Die Welt
Paradoxe Parallelen (PDF), December 2, 2013

Published on The Globalist as U.S.-Iran: Two Countries in the Iron Grip of Conservatives


Profile by Stephan Richter

Business Report (South Africa) ‘Yes We Can’ Woman Controls Nigerian Finances, November 21, 2013

Published on The Globalist as The “Yes We Can” Minister of Nigeria


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Japan Times
Climate Change as a Form of Terrorism, November 22, 2013

Jakarta Post
Climate Change as Terrorism on the People, November 21, 2013 | PDF

Bangkok Post
For the World’s Poor, Climate Change is Terrorism, November 19, 2013 | PDF

Salon
A New View of Climate Change: Terrorism Against the People, November 19, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Climate Change as Terrorism Against the People


Op-ed by Nathan Richter and Stephan Richter

Caixin International
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China Daily
Two Innovation Models to Learn From, November 12, 2013 | PDF

Harvard Business Review
Which Management Style Will China Adopt?, September 30, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Innovation and Management in China, Germany and the US


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
He’s A Dove Now: John McCain’s Shameless New Hypocrisy, November 9, 2013

Published on The Globalist as The Incorrigible Senator McCain


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
We Are Not One Nation Under Twitter, November 8, 2013

Published on The Globalist as United States of Twittermania


Op-ed by Stephan Richter & Uwe Bott

Estadao
Brasil, Objeto ou Sujeito da História?, November 6, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Brazil: An Object of History — or a Subject?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

The Guardian
NSA Spying on Europe Reflects the Transatlantic Culture Gap, October 30, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Beyond NSA Spying: The Transatlantic Culture Gap


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Jakarta Post
US Shale Gas: All It’s Cracked Up to Be?, October 24, 2013

Published on The Globalist as U.S. Shale Gas: All It’s Cracked Up to Be?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
15 Urgent Fixes for America’s Failing State, October 21, 2013

Published on The Globalist as U.S. as a Failing State?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Expresso
A Guerra Civil Americana Continua (PDF), October 12, 2013

Japan Times
The U.S. Civil War Continues, October 12, 2013 | PDF

China Daily
The US Civil War Continues, October 11, 2013 | PDF

Business Report
Congress Stalemate Shows Civil War Never Ended, October 10, 2013 | PDF

Salon
Shutdown Shows the Civil War Never Ended, October 7, 2013

Published on The Globalist as The U.S. Civil War Continues


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
Boehner’s Berlusconi Moment, October 8, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Boehner’s Berlusconi Moment


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Financial Times
Merkel Might Rock the Boat and Turn Green, October 1, 2013 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Merkel Greens: Germany’s Next Big Transformation


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Salon
Wal-Mart’s Cynical Strategy To Rule America, September 13, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Walmart: Benevolent Dictator of America


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Business Report
Transatlantic Battle Against Tax Evasion is Long Overdue, September 10, 2013 | PDF

Jakarta Post
Why the Battle Against Tax Evasion Matters So Much, September 6, 2013 | PDF

China Daily
Why Combating Tax Evasion Matters, September 6, 2013 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as The Transatlantic Battle Against Tax Evasion


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Japan Times
Larry Summers and a Tale of Two Harvard Professors, August 19, 2013 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Larry Summers and A Tale of Two Harvard Professors


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Economic Times
Raghuram Rajan vs Lawrence Summers, August 19, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Rajan Vs. Summers: Two Economists, Two Central Banks and Larry Summers Reloaded


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Bangkok Post
We Should All Be Wary of Larry Summers’ Arrogance, August 7, 2013 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Larry Summers Reloaded


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Japan Times
Every interventionist step spoils best-laid plans, June 24, 2013 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Syria, Iran and American Forgetfulness


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Radikal
Erdogan temelden yanlis hesap yapti, July 4, 2013 | PDF

CNN.com
Why AKP should abandon Erdogan, June 13, 2013

Published on The Globalist as Erdogan’s Fundamental Miscalculation


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

South China Morning Post March 29, 2013
One Western habit Asia can do without: its fatty, sugary diet, March 29, 2013 | PDF

Published on The Globalist as Asia’s Lacking Pride


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Five Challenges for Barack Obama (PDF), January 31, 2013

China Daily
US faces the gun and tax cliffs, January 24, 2013 | PDF

Naked Capitalism
Armas e impostos, um duplo abismo (PDF), December 28, 2012

Published on The Globalist as Guns and Taxes: America’s Double Cliff


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Financial Express (India)
The silent revolution inside IMF, November 10, 2012

Business Times (Singapore)
The unfolding silent revolution inside IMF, November 8, 2012

The Globe and Mail (Canada)
The silent revolution inside the IMF, October 31, 2012

Radikal (Turkey)
IMF içinde sessiz devrim, October 19, 2012

NRC Handelsblad
Het Westen raakt zijn loopjongen kwijt (PDF), October 12, 2012

Valor Econômico
Uma revolução silenciosa no FMI (PDF), October 11, 2012

Rzeczpospolita
Cicha rewolucja w MFW (PDF), October 10, 2012

Published on The Globalist as A Silent Revolution Inside the IMF


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Korea Times
Germany-China: A new special relationship, October 9, 2012

Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
Germany-China: A new special relationship, September 2, 2012

Straits Times
Germany-China: A new special relationship (PDF), September 1, 2012

Valor Econômico
Alemanha e China: relação especial (PDF), August 31, 2012

Published on The Globalist as Germany and China: The New Special Relationship


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Harvard Business Review
How China’s Approach Beats the West’s in Africa, September 3, 2012

China Daily
Development-first approach to Africa, August 14, 2012

Valor Econômico
China na África: mercado x democracia (PDF), August 9, 2012

Published on The Globalist as How China’s Approach in Africa Complements the West’s


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Al Jazeera (Qatar)
The US in Egypt: A fully hedged position, July 22, 2012

Nezavisimaya Gazeta
U.S. and Egyptian democracy, July 18, 2012

Der Standard (Austria)
Die Amerikaner in Ägypten: Clinton goes Bismarck?, July 17, 2012

Published on The Globalist as The United States in Egypt: A Fully Hedged Position


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

Valor Econômico
Martinho Lutero e a zona do euro (PDF), July 16, 2012

Die Welt/Welt am Sonntag(Germany)
Luther und der Euro, June 10, 2012

Der Standard(Austria)
Martin Luther, Europas bester Währungspolitiker?, May 25, 2012

Published on The Globalist as Martin Luther and the Eurozone: Theology as an Economic Destiny?


Op-ed by Stephan Richter

La Figaro
Merkel vs Lagarde: les deux Titans de l’économie mondiale (PDF), March 6, 2012

Die Presse
Merkel und Lagarde — Die Titaninnen der Weltwirtschaft, March 4, 2012

Die Welt
Angela und Christine, February 17, 2012

Published on The Globalist as Merkel Vs. Lagarde: The Two Titans of the Global Economy