Latest from Nathan Gardels

Iran’s first president: We will achieve the original aims of the revolution

The Iranian people will one day bring the revolution to its logical conclusion — a "republic of citizens," says Abolhassan Bani-Sadr.

February 5, 2019

A global revolt against the rich is coming

But the left needs to update its ideas about fighting inequality.

January 25, 2019

Bashing Trump’s wall is not enough

Liberals need to own national sentiment.

January 11, 2019

Refugees and migrants have become a blurred challenge

Many flee not from persecution by strong states but from weak states failing to protect.

December 20, 2018

The U.S.-China tech battle is make-or-break

It will determine whether the world is safe for interdependence.

December 19, 2018

Economic hardship and nationalism are gutting climate action

It’s a choice between "the end of the month" or "the end of the world."

December 7, 2018

This paradox explains why China has not failed so far

Its system is both repressive and responsive.

November 30, 2018

Aiming to contain China would be a historic blunder

Balancing regional power and cooperating on convergent interests is the best course.

November 16, 2018

Trump’s bilateral approach favors China

Containment won’t work with America’s top trading partner.

November 13, 2018

Brazil: the latest domino to fall

The revolt against the political class has become a revolt against democracy itself.

November 2, 2018