Reading Time: 5 minutes To survive as UK prime minister, Theresa May will depend on an ultra-religious party with a militant history. Is she playing with fire?
Reading Time: 7 minutes Against all odds, ‘unelectable’ UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dramatically cut the lead of Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Remember Flint, Michigan? Congress has appointed an all-powerful board of emergency managers that threaten to ruin the lives of three million Puerto Ricans.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A pro-Europe centrist is the overwhelming favorite to win the French presidency despite populist rage and voter alienation.
Reading Time: 6 minutes 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?”
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 6 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 5 minutes 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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If Bayer completes its takeover of Monsanto, it would become a company with Orwellian control over how we grow our food and what we eat.