Long before Pepe the Frog endorsed Trump, Japanese internet users created a new, ‘very online’ far-right political style. But why did it reappear decades later in the U.S.?
Fourth of July ruminations on the nation-state and the state of the nation
The final collapse of liberalism will be coterminous with the collapse of American empire—a difficult outcome for tenured American conservatives to root on
The ultranationalist Vox party scored a big win in Spain’s parliamentary elections with a platform that combines anti-immigration rhetoric and support for Israel
Western societies can either accept moderate forms of ethnic majority politics or risk the current populist uprisings mutating into more extreme versions
Understanding the Jewish billionaire—who is neither the villain of right-wing caricature, nor the angel of left-wing hagiography
In his new book, Yoram Hazony sees the world through a Zionist lens, offering an intriguing way forward
How the Jewish neoliberal éminence grise of Emmanuel Macron’s government became both Marine Le Pen’s perfect enemy and her accidental inspiration
How newly opened archives, a wider European scope, transnational narratives, and integrated big data are changing our understanding of the Shoah
A personal quest becomes political, as Prime Minister Viktor Orbán transforms a once-flourishing democracy into the vanguard of new European authoritarian nationalism. A report for Hungary’s National Day.
An alarming and expanding wave of revisionism in Eastern Europe
A scholar discovers a hidden text by the great American author of ‘Song of Myself.’ But can the celebrated democrat survive the politics of 21st-century academia?
Part 4: Is the queen of Europe’s Far Right, and possible future President of France, an enemy of Islamists, Jews, or both?
A new book examines black, Jewish, and Irish quests for national redemption, identifying their century-old similarities but ignoring their more recent differences