In reelection bid, Merkel's not just up against a xenophobic, nationalist party in Germany. In the wake of Trump’s election, liberal democracies around the world hope she'll defend them, too.
Financial crises and soaring inequality fueled the populist backlashes that threaten neoliberalism's core principles of free markets and free people. The world needs a new narrative to counteract it.
An academic who has studied the American far right explores whether the alt-right can become a sustained political force.
The countries ripped apart by the Yugoslav wars have seen this kind of nationalism before.
Do these tumultuous times also mean the end of Bond as we know it?
The US election confirmed the death of an extraordinary economic era. Now, control of the next must be wrested from the emboldened nationalists.
Are music bans in India and Pakistan an appropriation of art and performances by nationalist imperatives?
While the citizens of the capital protest against their president, everyone else hails him as their saviour.
If our politicians are really concerned about the future, they've got a funny way of talking about it.
Debate over trade and immigration have caused rifts within parties this year. An international relations expert explains how these global issues will continue to challenge our two-party system.
Many of HG Wells's futuristic prophecies have come true, but the one on which his heart was most set – the establishment of a world state – remains unfulfilled.
The canal was under US control for nearly a century and was only recognised as Panamanian on New Year's Eve 1999.
For the first time, all Oromo branches have come together to fight for their national self-determination and democracy
First clue: inequality.
Without much fuss, Canada voted to make its anthem gender neutral – but other countries don't have it so easy.
The stakes would be even higher for other member states, but populists are bound to make a play for their own referendums.
Sure, it's got a flag and some bank notes – but the EU will need to do better if it's to compete with its members' strong, national design heritage.
Robert Sobukwe developed the philosophy of African nationalism to even higher intellectual heights. The lesson for humanity was his ideological stand that there is only one race - the human race.
For those who were there one hundred years ago, Gallipoli was not the stuff of legend that it later became, but a site of regret and despair.
The French regional elections were far from a nationalist wipeout. But can Marine Le Pen make good on what the party has achieved?