In Box

The Longitude of Latitude

Could rising temperatures hurt democracy?

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

In Box

Leftists for Life

Why the Great Recession's "lost generation" may be lost to the right wing -- forever.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |


Waiting for Davos Woman

Why culture is not a virtue.

David Rothkopf |

In Box

Stockholm's Singles Syndrome

Why the unmarried and childless are singing the welfare state blues.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |


Altitude Sickness

Why does Davos so often get the world's big questions wrong?

Daniel W. Drezner |


Green Means Stop

Europe is worried it can be a clean-energy paradise or a competitive economy -- but not both.

Keith Johnson |


The Frenzy

Why is Western Europe hysterical over a swarm of criminal, scrounging immigrants that doesn’t actually exist?

Harriet Salem |


The Italian Job

Inside the shadowy $4 million ransom payment to release two kidnapped Europeans in Syria.

Harald Doornbos |


Divorce Istanbul-Style

Why Turkey's nasty Gulen-Erdogan fight is making for some strange bedfellows.

Piotr Zalewski |


Something Rotten in the State of Denmark

How one of the world’s major shipping companies is hindering the fight against world hunger.

John Norris |



How Germany’s progressive prostitution law backfired and turned it into the bordello of Europe.

Paul Hockenos |


Acquitted in Court, Still Blacklisted by the U.S.

The United States sanctioned Ante Gotovina when he was a fugitive fleeing war crimes charges. Now he's a free man, but still on the list.

Jamila Trindle |


Death to the Republic

Did François Hollande single-handedly kill the state Charles de Gaulle made?

Robert Zaretsky |


The Tiger Is Back

Why Ireland's economy really is on the rebound.

Anne Anderson |

Slide Show

2013: A Year in Protests

From the Vatican to Brazil, from Paris to Bahrain, a global tour of the year the street roared.

Slide Show |


Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Slide Show

The Most Memorable Photos of 2013

The events that shaped 2013 -- and the photos we won't forget.

Slide Show |


The End of Erdogan?

Why a power struggle over Turkey's deep state could bring down the government.

John Hannah |


Can Europe Frack Itself to Energy Independence?

Europe wants to replicate America's shale gas boom. Will it succeed?

Keith Johnson |


The Celtic Cougar

Why Ireland's economy only looks good from afar.

Sean Kay |

The Pulse


Americans love Europe and free trade. But is the pending trade deal facing choppy waters?

Bruce Stokes |


Back in the USSR

The Ukraine protests aren’t about the dream of Europe, but the fear of a Belarusian nightmare.

Michael Weiss |


No Quiet on the Western Front

The eurozone lived to fight another day. But a new battle is brewing.

Daniel Altman |



Pope Francis brings the freshness of the Gospel to the Catholic Church.

E.J. Dionne Jr. |

Christian Caryl

The Heretical Pope Francis vs. Rush Limbaugh

When a radical pope says it's time we stopped treating capitalism like it's a religion, American conservatives get preachy.

Christian Caryl |


A Deeper Shade of Orange

How the latest mass protests in Ukraine go beyond the revolution of 2004.

Askold Krushelnycky |

In Box

Augustine's World

What Late Antiquity says about the 21st century and the Syrian crisis.

Robert D. Kaplan |

Slide Show

The Desolation of Smog

60 years ago, London was even more polluted than Beijing is today.

J. Dana Stuster |


Down But Never Out

Why Silvio Berlusconi is suddenly popular again.

Gianni Riotta |

Terms of Engagement

The Bear Hug

Vladimir Putin is cheering Ukraine's stiff-arm to Europe. But can Kiev also keep Russia at arm's length?

James Traub |