Unions can weaken public support for governments they oppose through general strikes—but not if the government is of the right.
To be better prepared for future pandemics, global agreements must shape responses grounded firmly in local communities.
Alongside working to confront Lukashenka, the EU should offer respite to those threatened by his dictatorship.
The EU needs to engage in a paradigm shift on the Israel-Palestine conflict if it is not to be left behind by events.
Spain’s Supreme Court has put Pedro Sánchez between a rock and a hard place.
Europe cannot continue to treat those who arrive on its margins—as in Ceuta—as mere flotsam and jetsam to be repelled.
By blocking Covid-19 vaccine patent waivers, the EU is damaging its reputation and holding the world back.
The Council of the EU needs a gender-equality, diversity and anti-discrimination configuration to ensure these themes are a priority on the European political agenda.
The EU recovery package is now being translated into national plans—and, as Italy shows, the implications are not just economic.
Labour’s electoral debacle, Paul Mason writes, epitomises European social democracy’s coalition-building challenge. It just doesn’t see it that way.
Ending the pandemic requires not only an intellectual-property rights waiver but scaling up knowledge transfer and public production of vaccine supplies.
The Conference on the Future of Europe needs to address how EU governance can be refitted to end the crisis of legitimacy.
The Conference on the Future of Europe needs to engage to the full the diversity and dynamism of European civil society.
The vision of Europe as an autonomous global actor has much in its favour—except that we have been here before.
Those who would have to endure the consequences of Germany’s harmful fiscal restraint can be forgiven for baulking at it.
Jayati Ghosh explains why more than a third of a million Covid-19 cases are being reported in India daily—and what that says about our world.
Growing economic pains and a more united opposition threaten the Turkish president’s grip. His regime resorts to ever more repression.
Europe has always had its anti-enlightenment side. Northern Ireland graphically presents its extreme manifestation.
The military in Myanmar is fully aware of Europe’s response to the killing spree against democracy protesters. It is not impressed.
The EU’s strategic ambition must not be just to carve out a niche for itself among the major powers but to reshape global governance.
The Conference on the Future of Europe shouldn’t degenerate into political theatre. Politicians need to listen and give a voice to citizens.