Europe’s far right is rootin’ for Putin

Vladimir Putin’s pro­pa­ganda machine may relent­lessly denounce Ukraine’s author­i­ties as fas­cists and xeno­phobes, but else­where in Europe the Russian leader is ener­get­i­cally courting far-​​​​right politi­cians as allies in his con­fronta­tion … read more »

When the BRICs crumble

When Goldman Sachs econ­o­mist Jim O’Neill came up with the BRICs con­cept in 2001, it served as short­hand for a group of economies that deserved spe­cial atten­tion even if they … read more »