The Economist marks its 175th anniversary with a resounding call to arms for liberalism.
Ideas matter, independently of who's paying for them. But that doesn't mean that the latter is unimportant.
Can white people be victims of racism? And if so, is it a serious problem?
Can we blame our media's failings on the fuzzy romantic notion of the Anglosphere?
A review of the big elections of the last year and the current state of the "populist" threat.
Austria's far right does badly on postal votes, shifting the atmospherics a bit from the way they looked on election night.
By forcibly attempting to prevent a vote on Catalan independence, the Spanish government plays into the nationalists' hands.
Why I think Angela Merkel's performance on Sunday was rather better than you'd think from the newspaper headlines.
The conflict with Qatar is fundamentally about the possibility of democracy in the Arab world. That's why Saudi and Trumpian autocrats are on the same side.
Two additional comments to make following this morning's post on France: one on betting odds and the other on the dilemma of the Australian right.