Russia’s military assault on Ukraine caps a period of political attacks on democracy around the world.
There has been a positive response to the appeal by the Ukrainian president for EU membership. But it won’t come soon.
Putin is alone responsible for the war in Ukraine but prominent westerners played a key role in Russia’s post-Soviet trajectory.
If the Conservatives are to be defeated at the next Westminster election, Labour must back a coalition alternative.
Nicoletta Pirozzi opens a Social Europe column by sketching the political vision the EU must hold out to its neighbours such as Ukraine.
It’s time for the rest of Europe to show solidarity with Ukrainians through temporary protection of refugees.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine demands a multi-pronged, enduring European response sending a very clear signal to the Kremlin.
The Russian president has launched his invasion of Ukraine but the attack could severely destabilise his regime.
The narrative of universal human rights did for the Soviet Union. It’s the biggest threat to its successor, muscle-flexing in Ukraine.
The EU must enforce mandatory due diligence on corporations and their supply chains and involve workers in its strategy.
Human-rights due diligence must be taken seriously—as the Brumadinho case showed.
Pushbacks at Europe’s borders have not been compliant with the Refugee Convention. Nor would internal ones.
His cardinal sin is to have forgotten the core tenet of the rule of law: those who make the rules are bound by them.
To change the pessimistic Zeitgeist, left-wing politics and radical art must renew their alliance, Robert Misik writes.
The idea that social-democratic parties should accommodate anti-immigrant sentiment is not only misguided but empirically wrong.
Europe needs to address the risk come 2024 of facing not only a non-democratic superpower to its east—but to its west too.
The EU must enforce robust human-rights due diligence in company supply chains.
The Conservative Party used to be famed for its pragmatic retention of power, Paul Mason writes. It’s lost that muscle memory.
As with the coronavirus, the global north needs to recognise its interdependence with Africa when it comes to financial flows.
Pandemic protests have mobilised the language of ‘freedom’. Progressives need to redefine that as emancipation.
Why did the socialists win so big in Portugal? Maybe because they weren’t expected to.