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Jeremy Cliffe is International Editor of the New Statesman.
He co-hosts the weekly global affairs podcast, World Review.
Isabel Díaz Ayuso is likely to harness the support of the far-right Vox to govern.
The UN’s permanent security council and the G7 no longer represent the world, so there is a gap in the system for something else.
The daily Covid cases are now growing faster than at any point before – and the geographical make-up of those numbers is changing too.
The rising superpower is particularly vulnerable to the consequences of runaway climate change.
By revealing and fighting kleptocracy, even with next to no resources, Navalny shows a way to expose the corruption that poisons societies.
As the German Greens surge, Angela Merkel’s putative successor faces a formidable election test.
If the Greens can withstand the pressures of the campaign Baerbock could succeed Angela Merkel.
Baerbock embodies the once-fringe party's emergence as a force capable of conquering the German political centre.
On the political economy of an unusually competitive German federal election
Countries must act fast now, but also prepare for a long-haul effort to defeat the virus.