Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Like Mikhail Gorbachev, Trump helms a fading empire. But while the former Soviet leader supported democratization in his wake, Trump's sowing the seeds of autocracy all over the globe.
It was the left who diagnosed the ills of globalization. So why is the right eating our lunch?
From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there's no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump's insignia.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
Progressives have to devise a comprehensive alternative that responds to both the challenge of Russia and the failures of liberalism.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team's plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.