Posts Tagged: brexit
If Trump's aggressive style and populist impulses have encouraged his political soulmates abroad, they've also provoked a backlash in defense of democratic norms.
The UK's Conservative government is weak, the Labor Party is rising, and EU members are out for blood.
When it comes to demagogues and divisiveness, Trump has plenty of competition — in Europe, the Middle East, and all over our splintering planet.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.
For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely — but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Maybe there's a third option.
One or two bomb throwers can blow up the international community. Trump is appointing a whole cabinet of them.
Austria's latest vote shows the European ideal isn't dead yet. But the far right is rising quickly.
Now we all stand on the precipice — of aggressive nationalism, of ugly prejudice, of climate change, of despair.