Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
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.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.
Progressive Jewish groups are rising to criticize the Israeli occupation and fight fundamentalism in both Israel and the West.
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.
Korea's new pro-engagement president may not have to be as deferential to Washington hardliners as his predecessors.
Progressives have to devise a comprehensive alternative that responds to both the challenge of Russia and the failures of liberalism.
Behind all of Trump's boneheaded policies in the Middle East is an unmistakable urge for confrontation with Iran.
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.