Politics Paris: What Did Trump Just Do? The Paris Climate Withdrawal Explained Notes on scale: Why US states can make a significant contribution to the Paris Agreement US-proofing the Paris Climate Agreement Oil’s New World Disorder North Korea calls Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris Agreement ‘the height of egotism’ Something to read […]

Politics 20 million starving to death: inside the worst famine since World War II Operation Car Wash: Is this the biggest corruption scandal in history? Trump: Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal and As U.S. retreats, EU and China seek climate leadership at summit Trump’s Trip Was a Catastrophe for U.S.-Europe Relations and […]

Politics About the online reactionary right: Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online (also, The curious rise of the ‘white left’ as a Chinese internet insult) The biggest event you may not have heard that much about: What Did China Accomplish at the Belt and Road Forum? How to respond to China’s Belt and Road Initiative Yes, China is investing […]

Politics The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked and Mercer Sued by Hedge Fund Worker Fired After Blasting Trump (also, Flawed Macron hack provides lessons for both sides) Intergenerational unfairness Macron: Inertia, revolt will test Macron’s reformism German labour reforms: Unpopular success Macron Won, But The French Polls Were Way Off Deep […]

Politics France: Good charts, good charts: French election results: Macron’s victory in charts and Five Maps That Show Why Macron Beat Le Pen Defeating Marine Le Pen won’t be enough to save France Varoufakis about Macron during the Greece negotiations: Macron came to Greece’s aid during our crisis. The French left should back him Emmanuel […]

Politics Brexit: EU Brexit Chief Barnier Takes Tough Opening Line on Talks I translated *that* German article concerning the May-Juncker dinner everyone’s been talking about. and Juncker vs May: You ain’t seen nothing yet and The Brexit Grandstanding Works in the EU’s Favour (and not to be one-sided in my selection of sources or anything: […]

Politics The Brexit Checklist: Where the U.K. and EU Currently Stand What’s Going On in Macedonia? Why Europe has to stand up to Viktor Orbán and Brussels punches back at Viktor Orbán The fake refugee: The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect What Does It Mean to Be a ‘Secular Muslim’? 100 Days: What […]