The grandiose promises Johnson makes to survive, Paul Mason writes, rely on a state like those … in the European Union.
Ending the war in Ukraine and establishing a lasting peace in Europe require a new security architecture.
How official instant messaging can be made accessible is a big question. Whether it is compatible with democracy is a bigger one.
In a polarised US, Sheri Berman writes, the tyranny of unrepresentative minorities represents the main threat to democracy.
The Kremlin’s negation of the Nobel laureate’s legacy represents another step backwards which could lead to nuclear war.
Gerhard Schröder has clearly breached the trust of the German people.
Europe’s reaction to the Ukraine crisis will do much to define what kind of Europe it is to be.
On the biggest issues threatening people around the world in the coming years, NATO is well-nigh irrelevant.
The European Parliament’s support for a pan-European constituency could transform the 2024 elections.
Progressives have been too slow to appreciate the attack on reproductive rights in eastern Europe and the US.
Deep structural crises need tackling.
The realignment on the French left highlights the basic requirement that the left unite the working and professional classes.
Chile’s constitutional convention is an example of how citizens’ representatives can refound a contemporary democracy.
Chile’s new constitution could be the first to embody egalitarian and ecological principles.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upended the world order—and with it the energy, production, distribution and finance systems.
Suddenly, Nicoletta Pirozzi writes, the EU’s ‘geopolitical’ claims have become essential, not aspirational.
The siloviki who gained power during Putin’s early years have been replaced by faceless security technocrats—real heirs to the KGB.
The Conference on the Future of Europe could lead to a new European constitution.
The episode has proved, Branko Milanovic writes, that Russia is not ruled by a few rich men but by a single autocrat.
Interviews by Russian researchers have shed light on the different groups in Russian society who are pro-war—and why.
The security architecture of the past 50 years is in ruins. Robert Misik maps a policy for the new cold war.