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The US, China and Russia are engaged in a struggle over the character of a melting international order.
Marking the day that slavery ended in the US reminds us how the country failed to live up to its ideals – and of the battles still to be won.
Were the results of the US president’s first international tour as grand as the settings of the summits?
The removal of US sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is an attempt to push Germany towards confrontation with China.
Defections by mainstream politicians suggest that backing France’s hard-right National Rally in regional elections is no longer a dramatic leap.
There has been a 36 per cent drop in job searches from EU jobseekers since 2019.
Newly appointed as chair of the FTC, the 32-year-old competition lawyer has become the face of America's “hipster antitrust” movement.
The US president is betting that democracy can outlast and outcompete autocracy, whether Chinese or Russian.
The government’s own estimates suggest that the Australia deal will only boost GDP by 0.02 per cent, compared to a 4 per cent loss from Brexit.
In the 19th century Garibaldi united a divided country. Today’s polarised politics could benefit from his pragmatic idealism.
What came out of the talks was a cluster of middling commitments, rehashed versions of older ideas, unfunded aspirations and plans to make plans.