A book talk with author and the senior member of the Editorial Board of The Nation, Norman Birnbaum about his new book on the history of the Cold War and the role of ideas in politics.
Austria’s latest vote shows the European ideal isn’t dead yet. But the far right is rising quickly.
I went to Athens to see what economic catastrophe looks like on the ground. What I saw shocked me.
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
Join high-level representatives from Greece’s SYRIZA, Spain’s PODEMOS, and Germany’s DIE LINKE to discuss the impact of austerity and the alternative policy agendas of these parties.
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
Be part of this discussion on the widening pay gaps on the global political stage and how we can build on promising initiatives to narrow this economic divide.
Along with the divide between rich and poor in Europe, another has opened between the mobile and the stationary.
Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?
These days, membership in the European Union comes with no guarantees.
Germany, France, Italy, and Spain take time out from acute crisis talks to agree on a long term policy solution: taxing financial transactions.
It’s time Europe stopped viewing immigrants as a threat to society.
The red alert from Iran, with some context.
What made Europe a compelling political, economic, and social alternative wedged between Anglo-American free marketeers and Soviet nomenklatura is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.
The United States and 13 NATO allies are actively seeking to remove U.S. nuclear weapons from Europe.