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The Emerging European Politics
The Emerging European Politics
Political Polarization Proceeds in Europe

Far-right waxes in Germany & Austria, far-left in Spain.

The Emerging European Politics
Where’s the Portuguese Syriza?

The country has not benefited from the euro, but no insurgent party has developed.

The Emerging European Politics
A Tale of Two Spains

One half of Spain takes the hardest line on Greece; the other wants it to have the best deal. Why? Europe’s new political realities.

The Emerging European Politics
As Goes Syriza, So Goes Podemos

As pan-Mediterranean leftist ties deepen, the parties may fall as well as rise together.

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Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

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