World Beat Newsletter
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
COVID-19 is an early alert for more serious global crises. So far, the international community has failed — but it’s not too late to get it right.
Dispossessed white men have haunted Western politics for generations. The answer isn’t to jettison “identity politics” — it’s to create truly meaningful new opportunities.
Even if Trump loses, his administration may have permanently damaged our standing abroad. But there's a silver lining: it makes Trumpism an ideological dead-end.
Trump is doing whatever he can to make it impossible for his successor to resolve some of the world’s most intractable problems.
The alternative to Trump is not the glorification of military service. It's promoting the kind of service that gets fewer people killed.
The next president can't just clean up Trump's mess. They'll have to prevent a resurgence of Trumpism -- and learn from Obama's mistakes.
The outbreak of COVID-19 initially looked like a gift to autocrats around the world — until they botched it.
A world led by a unified Europe would be a significantly better place than one mismanaged by a fragmented United States.
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.