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.
Vladimir Putin’s indulgence of his imperial impulses has far-reaching implications for Europe’s place in the world.
Disharmony on the left could pave the way for a right-wing coalition government.
Political leaders must not turn the Conference on the Future of Europe into another EU black box.
‘Inequality’ is never the official cause of a death. But, writes Jayati Ghosh, that doesn’t mean it’s not.
Social democracy is flatlining in a France which otherwise betrays common European features.
The French president has made ‘sovereignty’ a buzzword. Yet corporations seem to enjoy more than citizens.
The French EU presidency provides an opportunity to advance a ‘developmentalist’ strategy for the green transition.
Denying vaccination to Africa was always bound to rebound on the global north.
Progressive ideas can prevail in a democracy, Sheri Berman writes—but only if they are pitched in universal terms.
What is Russia up to, at the Ukraine border and beyond? It takes a gender lens to see.
With still fewer than 50 fatalities, there is much to learn from how New Zealand’s Labour government has handled the pandemic.
Poland’s ruling nationalists aren’t having it all their own way. The opposition needs more external recognition.
Citizens must have access to information to engage with the democratic life of the union, the European ombudsman argues.
More than profound changes to German citizenship laws will be needed to render a diverse society harmonious.