House Republicans, Euroskeptics, Vladimir Putin, and Jair Bolsonaro are the agents of a new kind of political disorder that parallels the chaos of failing states, economic catastrophe, and climate disasters.
American Exceptionalism on Full Display
Russia and the United States both hold themselves above the law and beyond accountability.
British Genocide in Kenya: Time for a Reckoning
No sum can ever wipe out the suffering of the Kenyan people. But British reparations will serve three important functions.
The Far Right Is Crazy — Like a Fox
Forget the deplorables and focus instead on the persuadables.
A Year of Global Displacement
This year’s record-breaking global displacement crisis calls for immigration policies that reflect our humanity, not cruelty.
Schengen, Corruption, and Xenophobia: The EU’s Double Standards
Why is Croatia being welcomed into an exclusive European club but Bulgaria and Romania aren’t?
Changing My Mind on Ukraine
Bosnia did not get the support it needed 25 years ago to defend itself. Today it is barely a state, and that’s the fate that Ukraine needs to avoid.
The Greenwashing Scam Behind COP27’s Flop
This year’s UN climate conference offered some reason to celebrate. But the growing clout of the “carbon capture” industry is hindering urgent efforts to clamp down on fossil fuels.
Ideas, Including Foolish Ones, Have Consequences
The intellectual godfathers of the “alt right” and their descendants are on a fool’s errand: to rationalize irrational hatreds.
In Ukraine’s Just War of Self-Defense, Zelensky Must Still Respect Rights
Safeguarding the rights of journalists, trade unionists, and captured soldiers will strengthen Ukraine’s war effort.