Why standard economic theories have no answers for this kind of crisis.
The populist Five Star Movement has become China’s chief enabler as Beijing spreads disinformation about the origins of the coronavirus while sending aid shipments to EU countries where it seeks influence.
Hungary has used the pandemic to abandon its last vestiges of democracy—and to dare the EU to do anything about it.
While the world is shut down, history hasn’t stopped. Authoritarians are seizing the opportunity.
The coronavirus pandemic might not disrupt politics in wealthy Western democracies, but it is likely to unleash political instability—and even regime change—in developing countries already suffering from an economic crisis.
The Palestinian health care system has been held back by military occupation and is unprepared for the coronavirus onslaught. Israel must act swiftly.
The pandemic offers dictators—and democracies alike—an opportunity for abuse.
Don’t mistake different messages for division within the party.
Public health shouldn’t mean surrendering privacy to Silicon Valley.
India’s prime minister is pushing for a regional response while facing a growing crisis at home.
China and Russia are sending medical aid to Italy and other coronavirus-stricken countries, but their motives aren’t so altruistic.
The pandemic is starting to topple one of the pillars of the globalization era.