Regions / Germany
Hungary’s authoritarianism, Portugal’s generosity, Italy’s call for solidarity, Germany’s tightfistedness: European responses to the crisis are all over the map.
For the far right, the pandemic is a chance to enact border controls and erode the rule of law. It could also expose their utter incompetence.
An increasingly global campaign to tar the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic” comes as Israel’s staunchest global defenders are increasingly anti-Semites themselves.
The nationalist approach to trade hurts globalists and workers alike.
Again, the success of right-wing parties reflects less the rise of the right than the collapse of the center.
"Radicalization" has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
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.
Europe should take advantage of Trump’s hostile attitude to get out of a relationship that's brought more drawbacks than benefits.
Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political — and not just personal — reasons.