Despite the share of women and of representatives with a minority background increasing by a small margin, there is still a long way to go.
Joe Biden’s administration must deliver on sweeping new federal programmes while placating moderates who oppose radical policy measures.
Branko Milanovic argues that ‘socialism with Chinese characteristics’ is replicating United States inequalities.
So little appears at stake in the Northern Ireland protocol yet it’s at the heart of the Brexit deadlock. But then it’s a proxy for something else.
In his first Social Europe column, Robert Misik explains how the SPD prevailed in the Bundestag elections—and what follows.
In these crisis times there is a premium on utopian thinking—but also practical proposals and the power resources to make change real.
As Czechs go to the polls, a new politics is emerging across Europe, variously populist and technocratic.
The ostensible assault on LGBT+ rights in Hungary, Poland and Russia has a very big target—anyone who signs up to universal norms.
Unregulated capitalism has always tended to monopoly. But Big Tech represents a challenge antitrust tools can’t tame.
Despite petrol shortages and empty shelves, Labour is adrift—and Johnson may press the Northern Ireland protocol nuclear button.
A comprehensive atlas of abortion policies across Europe shows that women’s experience ‘largely depends on their postcode’.
In a few months, Scholz reversed the social democrats’ decade-long decline, running on a message of dignity and respect for all workers.
Women fronting governments sends an important signal. Having them in the backrooms of power is however also crucial.
Ahead of the Bundestag elections on Sunday, just how did Olaf Scholz become the top candidate to be chancellor?
From interwar Vienna through 1980s London and beyond, municipalities are the crucible of compelling socialist initiatives.
Nobody really knows what prospects await Afghan refugees when countries have yet to see human rights as rights for all humans.
The leaders of the Spanish government and that in Catalonia have met across the table—but the gap between them remains large.
Democratic erosion in Hungary is symptomatic of structural problems afflicting most democracies, even threatening the future of civilisation.
Ultimately, resolving the collective-action dilemma of preserving a liveable planet will require a UN ‘constitution of the Earth’.
Weronika Grzebalska argues that Lukashenka’s thrashing around in eastern Europe forces progressives to offer a positive alternative on security.
Recent headlines make it seem an inauspicious moment for a progressive transatlantic political alliance—yet this couldn’t be more urgent.