Regions / European Union
With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House's powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
Despite dire warnings, politically influential big banks continue to lend billions to the fossil fuel industry every year.
The far right is on the rise from North America to Europe to Asia. Each case is different, but they share key similarities — and require similar responses.
If Trump's aggressive style and populist impulses have encouraged his political soulmates abroad, they've also provoked a backlash in defense of democratic norms.
Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political — and not just personal — reasons.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
The new Spanish government has a mixed record on both austerity and regional democracy. To stay in power, it'll have to do better on both.
In a sense, the Republican Party has become a much more powerful instrument of white rage than the alt-right.