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The return of the West: can the G7 nations rebuild a global alliance?
As China continues to rise, Western democracies are striving to establish a new balance of power in an age of upheaval.
 
BY JEREMY CLIFFE
GEOPOLITICS
Joe Biden’s big week: the US perspective on the G7, NATO and Vladimir Putin
Were the results of the US president’s first international tour as grand as the settings of the summits?
 
BY EMILY TAMKIN
17 JUNE
DEMOCRACY
How French conservatives are turning toward Marine Le Pen
Defections by mainstream politicians suggest that backing France’s hard-right National Rally in regional elections is no longer a dramatic leap. 
 
BY DAVID BRODER
17 JUNE
ECONOMY
How the UK-Australia free trade agreement is worth 200 times less than EU membership
The government’s own estimates suggest that the Australia deal will only boost GDP by 0.02 per cent, compared to a 4 per cent loss from Brexit.
BY PATRICK SCOTT
16 JUNE
ECONOMY
Is the neoliberal era finally over?
As free-market globalisation recedes, countries from the US to the UK to China are embracing national capitalism. 
 
BY GEORGE EATON
16 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
Trapped in the Cold Web
How the US and Russia became entangled.
BY EMILY TAMKIN
16 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
How the UK and others are embracing nuclear proliferation
Britain, China, India and Pakistan have all increased their nuclear weapon stockpiles or limits.
BY BEN WALKER
15 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
Can Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin find agreement in Geneva?
The Biden administration views Russia as a declining power. China is now the US’s real global rival. 
BY IDO VOCK
15 JUNE
Naftali Bennett’s first aim as leader of Israel’s new government will be to wreck it
The question that looms over the improbable coalition that dethroned Benjamin Netanyahu is who’ll bring it down, and who’ll end up on top.
BY DIMI REIDER
14 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
The G7 showed the West endures, but is not rising to the scale of its challenges
A new age of “Westishness” was on display in Cornwall.
BY JEREMY CLIFFE
14 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
Why tensions remain between Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron, despite their warm body language
What recent comments by the French president reveal about the future of the transatlantic relationship. 
BY IDO VOCK
12 JUNE
ECONOMY
The US and the EU’s stimulus policies show they have learned from the mistakes of the past
We have entered a new economic era of higher public spending and greater government intervention.
BY JAMES MEADWAY
11 JUNE
ECONOMY
How the G7’s economic power has diminished
As the group's dominance of the global economy shrinks, is it time to reinvent its membership?
 
BY NICU CALCEA
11 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
The problem with the G7’s plan to rival China’s Belt and Road Initiative
A Western attempt to match China’s landmark infrastructure scheme lacks the funding and ambition of the original
BY JAMES CRABTREE
11 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
Boris Johnson got the bright G7 headlines he wanted, but don’t be fooled
However friendly Joe Biden seemed, the US government opposes any move that would create a harder Irish border.
BY STEPHEN BUSH
11 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
New Statesman emissions tracker: the G7's decarbonisation deficit
How net zero commitments risk obscuring continued financial support for fossil fuels.
BY NICK FERRIS
09 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
As the Arctic heats up, can its peace be preserved?
The US, China and Russia are engaged in a struggle over the character of a melting international order.
BY KRISTINA SPOHR
09 JUNE
ECONOMY
Joe Biden has grasped a basic truth: wages are too low and profits are too high
After four decades of neoliberalism, the US president’s bid to redistribute wealth to workers is a watershed moment.
 
BY PAUL MASON
09 JUNE
ECONOMY
The beast of inflation is stalking the land again
This is a dangerous moment, not just for central bankers but for the wider economy.
BY ANDY HALDANE
09 JUNE
ECONOMY
Leader: Making Big Tech pay
The minimum global corporate tax rate shows the power elected governments can wield against multinational corporations. 
BY NEW STATESMAN
09 JUNE
GEOPOLITICS
“It’s not fair”: Rwanda’s health minister on vaccinating G7 children ahead of Africa’s elderly
Daniel Ngamije discusses his country’s human rights record, the Covax scheme and why the G7 should back vaccine patent waivers.
 
BY IDO VOCK
09 JUNE
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