Regions / European Union
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team's plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.
While China, Europe, and several U.S. states are reaping the rewards of transitioning to renewables, the Trump administration appears dead-set on propping up a dying dirty industry.
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere are showing surprising strength.
While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber.
For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely — but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Maybe there's a third option.
Has society let go of the belief that disparate communities can be brought together for a common goal without one absorbing the other or both tearing each other apart?
Shifting alignments in the aftermath of the failed coup could bring peace to Yemen and Syria—but only if regional leaders can agree on some rules.
Both phenomena are products of an idyllic restoration of a lost order, using regressive arcadias as a defense mechanism that can lead to radicalism and extremism.