Regions / France
Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political — and not just personal — reasons.
Hiding behind appeals to "rationalism," the French leader seeks to "fix" the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
Far more dangerous than the far-right effort to win elections alone is its concerted campaign to change the culture — a strategy it owes, perversely, to the left.
The French darling of American liberals is slashing taxes for the rich and cracking down on immigrants.
It's scary to think of Donald Trump or Kim Jung-un with a nuclear button. Scarier are all the nameless functionaries with the same.
Germany funds foundations for its political parties. If the far right gets one, we're one step closer to globalizing the alt-right.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
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.