Branko Milanovic charts the fall and fall of the organisation tasked with preserving world peace.
Could an Alevi social democrat defeat the authoritarian Erdoğan in next year’s election?
The honeymoon for a Meloni-led, right-wing government may prove to be shortlived.
Amid burgeoning crises, Robert Misik writes, the left finds itself assuming the mantle of responsibility.
The political centre of gravity in Sweden has shifted to the conservative pole.
Behind the anticipated far-right victory in Sunday’s elections lie trends of wider concern.
The rejection of the new constitution in a referendum has deep historical traces.
Elections come amid sweeping claims from the (far) right about a Sweden in decline.
Beyond the new electoral formation, a potential avenue is open to democratise work.
Judges are taking action, since EU institutions have failed to uphold the rule of law.
If there is a crisis of democracy, look up at leaders rather than down at citizens to find it.
A new social-democratic era requires a return to the steep postwar tax gradient.
Mikhail Gorbachev was Russia’s last liberal leader. His spirit lives on for the next.
Former leaders from the Italian left have joined forces to form a centrist coalition.
Churchill said democracy was the worst form of government, except for all the others.
Only one political figure will benefit from chaos in Italy. He is in Moscow, not Rome.
Mainstream politicians, Lisa Pelling writes, must recognise that their words have consequences.
The Uber Files contain a fearful reference to a European NGO. One of its campaigners responds.
The huge challenges facing the EU can only be met if citizens are confident it acts in the public interest.
Further empowering the parliament and reducing unanimous decision-making would help tackle the EU’s democratic deficit.
Nicoletta Pirozzi argues that to mitigate its foreign policy dysfunctionalities the EU needs to end the unanimity requirement.