Events in Georgia represent a setback for Russia’s meddling in the post-Soviet neighbourhood. But they are no sign it will end.
The government’s efforts to deflect responsibility for the train disaster have failed to contain public outrage.
Germany has made significant strides to transcend ordoliberal nostra. But huge obstacles still stand in the way of progress.
European societies are less polarised than in the United States—and than we are led to believe.
Growing reliance on big consultancies is stunting state capacity and undermining democratic accountability.
Some activist-scholars, Eszter Kováts writes, have turned social justice into a latter-day religion, with perverse effects.
Over 12 months of conflict, the Kremlin has relied on its tried and tested disinformation playbook.
The EU must not only ensure that Ukraine can attain a just and lasting peace but support the embedding of universal norms.
How can a civilian power such as the EU, Jan Zielonka asks, contend with uncivilised behaviour?
The measures taken by the EU on asylum should be guided by a lawful and sincere humanitarianism.
The warehousing of asylum-seekers behind barbed wire encapsulates where ‘protecting borders’ leads.
Exiled trade unionists continue their work, hoping to return to Belarus one day to rebuild their society.
The world’s largest companies cannot be given free rein in their competition to capitalise artificial intelligence.
The west’s lack of engagement with Africa in recent years left behind a vacuum China and Russia have eagerly filled.
Almost a year into the war in Ukraine, Russians seem to be seeking ways to distance themselves from the state.
Global challenges have left only one option off the table for the European Union—inertia.
Addressing economic inequality is key to restoring political participation and democratic legitimacy.
The proposal for an equity reserve will not solve the challenge of making pensions sustainable.
However the war in Ukraine ends, a new iron curtain will follow unless the EU lives up to its ‘geopolitical’ aspirations.
Democratic socialists must take back the concept of freedom from the libertarians, Robert Misik writes.
The war has been widely portrayed as a turning point for EU foreign policy but it is more of an epiphany.