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The Dutch historian discusses the political consequences of Covid-19 and his new book Humankind: A Hopeful History.
Authoritarianism is a trait generally thought to belong to those on the right, but a new study claims the personality type can also be found on the left.
This election year, everything is unprecedented and nothing is inevitable.
Our post-Brexit trade talks are happening in secrecy, with many potential risks.
In a transformed political landscape, the Treasury’s endorsement of austerity has left it marginalised.
Ami Bera is a Congressman and former chief medical officer who in 2018 opposed White House plans to cancel pandemic funding and disband the preparedness office.
Geopolitics guru Ian Bremmer offers an optimistic scenario for the coming years.
Renewed resistance to China and successful handling of the coronavirus pandemic has led Taiwan to re-examine ideas about its identity – and its future.
The philosopher’s distinction between work and labour should guide our attempts to build a better society.
As in Hungary, the pandemic could be exploited by the ruling party for a new power grab.
Dictatorships in eastern Europe have struggled to respond to the pandemic in contrast to their democratic rivals.