Following a year of elections in the US and the EU that caused or threatened upheaval, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is cruising toward another term in office. Everything about Sunday’s election seems to be boring … and that’s a good thing.
The courts have the power to set a deadline for federal agencies to slash carbon emissions. Or make Big Oil liable for climate damages. Could Hurricane Harvey be a factor in their decision?
To survive as UK prime minister, Theresa May will depend on an ultra-religious party with a militant history. Is she playing with fire?
Against all odds, ‘unelectable’ UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dramatically cut the lead of Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May.
Remember Flint, Michigan? Congress has appointed an all-powerful board of emergency managers that threaten to ruin the lives of three million Puerto Ricans.
A pro-Europe centrist is the overwhelming favorite to win the French presidency despite populist rage and voter alienation.
Another terrorist attack in Paris has sent shockwaves through France. With the country’s elections just days away and its far-right on the rise, could the attack set the table for “Frexit?”
Regardless of who wins the Dutch elections on Wednesday, immigrants will likely suffer, and a “Nexit” referendum vote (the Dutch equivalent of Brexit) could be on the table.
Italian voters have set off a political earthquake, massively rejecting constitutional reform, forcing their Prime Minister from office and clearing the way for Trump-inspired political parties to grab control.
Agriculture’s biggest deal ever — the Bayer-Monsanto merger — would leave farmers and consumers paying more for less, and could accelerate a catastrophic decline in the diversity of what we plant and eat.
The “Brexit” campaign (British+Exit from the EU) achieved a previously unimaginable upset. The “Leave” vote won even after a politician’s murder temporarily silenced the slurs and immigrant-bashing.