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The German chancellor has great tactical skills. But that’s not enough anymore to fend off populism and move Europe forward.

Italy’s new government will confront the EU, but fears about a euro exit are overblown. The EU needs to work with Rome to keep …

How long will Italy’s new government last?

Viktor Orbán’s victory will embolden other European populists, too.

Who is the young leader of Italy’s populist Five Star Movement?

The Czech Republic has voted for a billionaire populist. That’s not necessarily bad news for Brussels.

America‘s left and right have embraced Scandinavia. Neither is quite right.

Forming a new government out of the Netherlands’ fractious parties is proving nearly impossible.

Geert Wilders did not win the Dutch election. But its lessons are still worrisome.

Brexit and Trump voters wanted to go back in time. Are the Dutch and the French similarly inclined?

How Marine Le Pen turned the Front National into a force with a chance at France’s presidency.

Germany’s anti-immigration Alternative für Deutschland is moving into neo-Nazi territory.

Winning the Dutch elections may not be enough for the far-right leader.

How strong are populists on social media?

Will France fall to the West’s populist surge, too?

The “unthinkable” has happened – again. The consequences for Europe and the world loom large.