Thursday, June 22, 2017
  1. The EU’s Mafia State

    Bálint Magyar

    The EU’s Mafia State


     explains how Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has replaced democracy with clientelism.

    orban szydlo NurPhoto/Getty Images
    Following the collapse of communism, many people in Central and Eastern Europe had hoped that the region would steadily move toward liberal democracy, and that any obstacles en route could be overcome. But as Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's regime shows, older systems of patronage and corruption have survived. READ MORE
  2. The Russian-Roulette Presidency

    Elizabeth Drew

    The Russian-Roulette Presidency


     thinks the multiple investigations into Donald Trump's presidency are beginning to leave their mark.

    Jeff sessions testimony Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
    Unless US President Donald Trump decides to return to his gilded Manhattan tower, the metastasizing crisis of his presidency will continue. Separate investigations in the US Congress are underway, and the investigation by the Justice Department’s special counsel, Robert Mueller, is just getting started. READ MORE
  3. Смерть партии

    Nina L. Khrushcheva
  4. Глубокое замешательство в Британии

    Robert Skidelsky
  5. The End of the Trump Administration?

    Jorge G. Castañeda

    The End of the Trump Administration?


     considers how the US president's term could be cut short – and why that may not be desirable.

    trump protest Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images
    The world’s view of US President Donald Trump’s administration is changing for the worse. In fact, the chaos and controversy that have marked Trump’s short time in office have deepened doubts, both inside and outside the US, about whether his presidency will even survive its entire four-year term. READ MORE
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