MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Vincent Bevins

  1. politics
    Why Tensions in Northern Ireland Have ReignitedNorthern Ireland is seeing its worst violence in years, with anger over Brexit acting as fuel and a fight over COVID restrictions adding the spark.
  2. technology
    Europe’s Quest to Fix the InternetThe European Union’s new plan to rein in big tech could force gargantuan companies to behave fairly and reshape the internet around the globe.
  3. foreign policy
    Trump Is Gone, But Europe Still Needs Some SpaceWhile Europe welcomed Biden’s win, it still sees America as an unreliable friend. Pursuing independence from Washington is more appealing than ever.
  4. politics
    Brexit and Biden Rekindle Hopes for a United IrelandWith Britain leaving Europe and an Irish American president-elect, nationalists say their dream of Irish reunification may finally be within reach.
  5. politics
    How the Pandemic Dealt a Blow to Europe’s Far RightCOVID-19 led to setbacks for many far-right parties across Europe as issues like immigration receded and voters sought out competent leadership.
  6. coronavirus
    Europe May Emerge From the Pandemic As a Stronger UnionCOVID-19 threatened to exacerbate divisions in the E.U., but its recovery plan has raised hopes that this time, catastrophe will unite Europe.
  7. pandemic prescriptions
    The European Cities Using the Pandemic As a Cure for AirbnbWith tourism at a low ebb, Lisbon, Barcelona, and other cities are moving to bring balance back to their housing market.
  8. pandemic prescriptions
    How Germany Is Saving Jobs During the PandemicThe spike in unemployment in America was inevitable. Germany and many other countries in Western Europe have a program to protect workers and jobs.
  9. coronavirus
    Bolsonaro’s War on the War on the CoronavirusBrazil’s president has fired his health minister for taking strong measures against the coronavirus — and getting popular while doing so.
  10. coronavirus
    Will the Coronavirus Tear Europe Apart?Germany has ditched its economic playbook to confront the pandemic at home, but it’s not yet clear if it will do the same for its southern neighbors.
  11. politics
    The Left Takes Center Stage in SpainCan a very unconventional coalition hold together?
  12. labour
    In the Shadow of Brexit, Labour Turns a Deeper Shade of RedThe party is hoping that campaigning on the four-day work week and nationalizing private schools is a better bet than running on Remain.
  13. film
    Revisiting Brazil’s Dizzying Fall Into Far-Right RuleNetflix’s The Edge of Democracy offers an intimate look at living through profound political changes that once seemed ridiculously impossible.
  14. How Brazil’s Gleeful Dark Humor Helps It CopeBad news can be, oddly, good news for the Brazilian internet and its armies of online comedians.