Regions / Hungary
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.
Donald Trump wants to be king of the geopolitical jungle.
When it comes to Ukraine, Trump has been manipulated as deftly as a mindless marionette. It’s going to cost him.
An increasingly global campaign to tar the BDS movement as “anti-Semitic” comes as Israel’s staunchest global defenders are increasingly anti-Semites themselves.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
From Europe to the United States, creative coalitions of activists and scholars could break the right-wing wave unleashed by the failures of the more traditional liberal-neoconservative political class.
To challenge fascists and weak-tea liberals, Sanders has called for a Progressive International... but it's not very international.