Regions / European Union
Far from simply removing tariffs, the proposed “free trade” agreement between the United States and the European Union undermines representative democracy.
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.
The very fact that Ukrainian protesters can oust their leader and plunge their country into political uncertainty testifies to the diminished influence of the major international players trying to control outcomes in Kiev.
Climate change is literally melting down the list of available host venues for the Winter Olympics.
Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.
Blind to the political and economic sources of their troubles, many Europeans are lashing out at gays, Jews, migrants, and the European project itself.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
We don’t have many Nelson Mandelas left, and we don’t really like the more pedestrian politicians that we’ve been saddled with.
Poor Bulgaria. Once again the Germans are headed her way—this time armed with nothing more than a change of currency and the policies of austerity that go along with it.
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.