Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.
Rich countries embraced trade multilateralism when it suited them, and now they’re abandoning it. That may not be such a bad thing.
Despite blatant corruption and ineptitude, the far right on both sides of the Atlantic continues to reap harvests from its failures.
The new right campaigns everywhere on a platform of “sovereignty,” while leaving countries more exposed to the dictates of global markets than ever.
Donald Trump says that impeachment is actually a coup. It's one more example of his attack on the rule of law.
Impeachment may be necessary, even noble. Yet we don’t need to merely restore our political order — we need to overturn it.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.
Understanding how the new right went global — and how to stop it — is key to keeping our planet habitable.
Hard data shows ending our wars would be smart politics — and the first step toward repairing a moral calamity.