If Putinism is victorious in Ukraine, it will set a horrific precedent not only for other territorial grabs but also other attacks on democracy.
Vladimir Putin is the Franco of today, and Ukraine must become the graveyard of Putinism.
Russia’s aim is to create a frozen conflict in Ukraine, but time is not on Putin’s side.
The “Freedom Convoy” in Canada wants to spread its anti-government, antisocial, and ultimately self-defeating messages far and wide.
When the world’s largest consumer of fossil fuels teams up with one of the world’s largest suppliers, the planet is the biggest loser.
The European security order has broken down. The conflict around Ukraine is a symptom of this larger problem.
The Biden administration’s first year was a major course correction after Trump. But U.S. foreign policy needs transformation, not restoration.
Foreign agent laws in Russia, El Salvador, and elsewhere threaten the entire international edifice of laws and institutions that support the right to dissent.
Even small increases in the price of gas can generate protests, like in Kazakhstan. But actually, we’re not paying anywhere near enough at the pump.
One year after the January 6 insurrection, is the United States on the verge of break-up?