Saturday, May 27, 2017
''Is the West Disintegrating?'' Michael Hüther for Handelsblatt Global
''The fundamental orientation of our Western social model is rapidly losing its implicit value in way the world has never seen. There are many reasons for this, including right-wing nationalists in western Europe and left-wing populists such as Syriza and Podemos in southern Europe.
Elsewhere, authoritarian shift in parts of eastern Europe, as well as the failure of the Arab spring, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's shift away from Europe and Russian President Vladimir Putin's attack on the post-1990 political order have proven especially fatal...''