Democratic backsliding appears to be spreading to another European country.
At some point, what we call conservatism turned into a racket. It’s not surprising that this led directly to Trump.
With just over two months to go until the March 29th deadline, British Prime Minister Theresa May is no closer to a Brexit deal.
The Trump Administration continues to drive a wedge between the United States and Europe, can it ever be repaired?
Protests that have killed four and injured hundreds have been rewarded and show no sign of ending.
The European Union has approved the final Brexit deal negotiated with Theresa May’s government, but the final chapter has yet to be written.
Even if all he gets out of the Helsinki Summit is a handshake and a photograph, Vladimir Putin has already won.
After six months, Angela Merkel has apparently succeeded in forming a coalition government.
President Trump has alienated America’s allies and friends, and they are acting accordingly.
According to initial estimates, the economy grew at faster pace in the second quarter than at the beginning of the year, but it was hardly anything to write home about.
Centrist candidate Emmanuelle Macron scored a decisive win over the far-right Marine Le Pen in today’s runoff round of the French Presidential election.
French voters face a stark choice in the May 7th runoff for President. Hopefully, they’ll make the correct choice.
Political change coming to Germany? Or more of the same.
Regardless of the outcome of the Conservative Party’s leadership race, the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom will be a woman.
With just over a week to go, the latest polling shows voters in the United Kingdom leaning toward leaving the European Union.
Britons will go to the polls in June to decide the future of their country’s relationship with the rest of Europe.
The election of an anti-austerity government in Portugal is raising some concerns.
The “You Stupid American Pigdogs” Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.
It’s easy to see what Greece thinks it still needs Europe, it’s more of puzzle why Europe thinks it needs to hang on to Greece.
Greece reached a new deal with European bankers that seems oddly similar to the one that voters rejected just a week ago.
Greek voters rejected the latest bailout package, but that only seems likely to make things even worse for them.
Greece’s Prime Minister seemed to give in to some of Europe’s demands today, but bankers are continuing to hold to the strict conditions they set last week.
The English-speaking and Scandinavian countries are very different.
Far right parties are succeeding in Europe because the mainstream parties aren’t offering an alternative.
The bizarre conservative love affair with Vladimir Putin continues.
The economy of the Euro Zone remains in quiet dire straits, unless you’re lucky enough to live in Germany.
Large numbers of younger workers are having trouble finding work in many parts of the developed world.
Killing their leaders doesn’t seem to be impacting the ability of jihadi groups to recruit and motivate more terrorists.
Does it make sense to divide the Presidential debates between “domestic policy” and “foreign policy?” Yes, and no.
Spiegel has a photo gallery of novel ways to graphically illustrate the Euro crisis. My favorite:
The presumptive Republican nominee has sent a strong and welcome signal about his governing philosophy.
The combination of falling oil prices and increased exports has the US trade deficit at its lowest point since December 2010.