Branko Milanovic sets out an agenda for global progressives in the 21st century.
The European Union is often criticised as ‘technocratic’. Actually the problem is how business lobbies are seen as ‘neutral’ voices on deeply political issues.
It’s a lot easier to ignore the plight of the refugees at Europe’s borders if one doesn’t hear their stories.
Last week the European Parliament endorsed a report by the author on enhancing civic participation in the deliberations of the union.
Recognition of the EU’s gravitational pull on ‘global Britain’—and so any rapprochement—will take many years.
‘Intersectionality’ can help frame the complexity of progressive politics in the context of a new transatlantic partnership.
A by-election in northern England highlights the corrosive atrophying of the UK body politic, Paul Mason writes.
Who represents the EU internationally? ‘Sofagate’ reignited the issue and the Conference on the Future of Europe should aim to sort it.
As of today, the Istanbul convention ceases to be effective in Turkey. But that’s not the end of the story.
The Conference on the Future of Europe might sow the seeds of a genuine European political space.
Using the rainbow flag to symbolise an east-west divide in Europe risks playing into the hands of authoritarian leaders.
Last week the Spanish premier, Pedro Sánchez, pardoned the nine Catalan political prisoners—to very mixed reactions.
Jayati Ghosh unpicks the G7 summit in England and finds an anachronistic coalition failing to meet global responsibilities.
Weronika Grzebalska begins a new Social Europe column by exploring how the liberal left in Poland has abdicated to the populists the resonant theme of women and defence.
Faced with escalating deaths in the Mediterranean, official Europe needs to relocate its moral conscience.
Since the end of the cold war, NATO has struggled to find a role. It can find it in a focus on human security.
The cement for a new transatlantic relationship should be a common commitment to democracy in a world of rising authoritarian challenges.
Fascism is not just sepia images of yesteryear but a contemporary threat. A liberal-left alliance is needed to counter it.
The radical right has been setting the agenda in terms of identity and security. Social democrats need to recapture it and redefine Europe.
Sheri Berman warns that while the threats may seem incremental they pose a real danger—which Europeans should note.
The world must engage with Joe Biden’s proposal for a minimum corporate-tax rate.