World Beat Newsletter
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.
Trump wants to "renegotiate" trade deals like NAFTA. But there's no evidence he wants to fix their corrosive impact on labor protections or environmental standards.
Are Trump's stumbles a brilliant ploy to "deconstruct the state," a political performance, or actual incompetence?
As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
Can one determined and willfully ignorant man both stem the green tide and push the world over the brink into ecocide?
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
In Trump, the Kremlin got what it wanted — an America paralyzed by an incompetent administration at odds with more than half the country’s population.
As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force — but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.
While the far right is on the march globally, there are signs progressives are stirring from their slumber.