The sensible antidote to Jacinda-mania isn’t this anti-Jacinda (middle of the) road rage. Especially since her alleged sins look so trivial, compared to what her peers are up to.
Portugal and Spain continue to be striking exceptions to the rise of rightwing populism in Europe.
Generational change favours the left, right now
On Thursday, Acting PM Winston Peters will be playing host to the nearest thing to his doppelganger in the Asia-Pacific region.
Macron is shaping as the third major test case, after Bill Clinton, after Tony Blair – on whether ‘progressive social policy’ and realities of ‘neo-liberal economic settings’ credibly co-exist.