The recent electoral victories of Javier Milei in Argentina and Geert Wilders in the Netherlands suggest that the world has not yet reached peak populism.
The MAGA bargain goes something like this: If we hurt other people worse, is it ok if we hurt you, too?
The US president’s promise to put human rights first doesn’t seem to apply to Israel.
There’s an urgent need to stop funding wars and human rights abuses abroad and to free up funding for human needs at home. The Freedom Caucus can’t be counted on for either.
Having fought for labor rights under a dictatorship, the Brazilian president once again faces a violent far-right movement bent on blocking his pro-worker, pro-democracy agenda.
Forget the deplorables and focus instead on the persuadables.
If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter helped right-wing populists take power. Can they now help rein them in?
As climate change intensifies and countries turn to clean energies, Big Oil will take increasingly desperate measures to survive.
It’s not Washington and Lincoln Trump imagines himself in the footsteps of — it’s Xi and Putin.