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Dealing with Dictators
Multilateralism for a Despotic Age

Democracies need different rules of engagement with authoritarian regimes.

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Lessons from Across the Pond
What Europeans Can Learn from Donald Trump

The European Union’s foreign policy posture and the continent’s domestic policies would benefit from a dose of ruthlessness.

Bowling Together
Saving Civil Society From Itself

Could it be that an important part of our problem today is that people tend to cooperate… too much?

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A New Tool in the Toolbox
The Grand Bargain to Give the West Back Its Mojo

Universal Basic Income can incentivize risk taking and help combat regulatory capture.

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A Modest Proposal
Make Conservatism Moderate Again

Today’s right-wing radicalism sits ill with the central tenets of conservatism. Conservatives would do well to rediscover the virtues of prudence, humility, and moderation.

Political Pendulum
The New New Europe

Centrist, pro-EU parties are emerging in the Visegrad countries. Can they gain traction?

Unfounded Fears
The Great Global Governance Scare

The fear of “global governance” runs rampant among conservatives and libertarians, as if an unaccountable global autocracy was just around the corner. It’s not.

Whole and Free
A Post-Nationalist Europe Is Not a Globalist Europe

Simple traps American critics of the EU should avoid.

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Coming to the Rescue
How Conservatives Can Save the EU

And why wishing for its demise is a mistake.

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Meanwhile in Europe
All Is Forgiven?

The premature rehabilitation of Viktor Orbán and company.

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