If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse.
Belarus’s ruler has used asylum seekers to destabilize the EU. And he’s not the only one profiting politically from their misfortune.
His new documentary is designed to sow mistrust of the country’s most important institutions.
Rich societies were turning inward even before the pandemic, but Bernard-Henri Lévy won’t let them ignore atrocities elsewhere.
Social codes are changing, in many ways for the better. But for those whose behavior doesn’t adapt fast enough to the new norms, judgment can be swift—and merciless.
Not all battles can be won with language, arguments, conferences, or diplomacy.
Why the Fox News host—and other conservatives who dislike today’s America—happily assumed roles in an autocrat’s public-relations campaign
In the time I spent with Mike Lindell, I came to learn that he is affable, devout, philanthropic—and a clear threat to the nation.
Marxist literary scholars and popularizers of critical race theory have one thing in common with certain GOP commentators: a tendency to see their own view of the world as the only valid one.
Politicians around the world are borrowing Trump’s “Stop the Steal” tactics. These false fraud allegations are profoundly dangerous.
In Poland and elsewhere, rulers—and the oligarchs who help them—have figured out how to create a one-party state without the hassle of staging a coup.
If Belarus gets away with it, authoritarian dictators around the world will have a new tool of oppression.
The Russian opposition leader is showing what courage means.
The U.S. stumbled early in the pandemic, but the vaccine rollout could reboot the country’s image.
A new report lays bare why Russian disinformation succeeds.
Our democratic habits have been killed off by an internet kleptocracy that profits from disinformation, polarization, and rage. Here’s how to fix that.
Statehood for Washington, D.C., is a matter of justice.
America’s distribution plan is no more fair or logical than a Soviet-style queue for cabbage.
Millions of Americans sympathize with the Capitol insurrection. Everyone else must figure out how to live alongside them.
The foreign minister of tiny Luxembourg called the president a “pyromaniac,” and the criticism was too much for Mike Pompeo.