World Beat Newsletter
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Germany funds foundations for its political parties. If the far right gets one, we're one step closer to globalizing the alt-right.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem.
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.
Progressive Jewish groups are rising to criticize the Israeli occupation and fight fundamentalism in both Israel and the West.
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.