Meet the 'Charm Cannon' for Hungary's Regime

Judit Varga, Hungary's justice minister, is the telegenic face of Viktor Orbán's government as it clashes with Europe.

Kim Learned His Disappearing Act From Dad

Answers to the persistent mysteries surrounding North Korea's leader might lie in his family’s medical history and its penchant for disappearing acts.

A Stock Market Battle Bares Vietnam’s North-South Divisions

The dilemma over where to locate a new stock exchange captures tensions rooted in postwar bitterness.


Real Talk, Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

How China Manipulates Foreign Firms

The NBA's spat with Beijing made big news, but it goes much further.

The Border Cold Cases of East Germany

More than 30 years on, brutal killings of East German refugees are being investigated.

'You and What Army?': How Viktor Leonov Did What Custer Couldn't

A WWII Soviet soldier, after the fall of Berlin, parachuted onto an enemy airfield where he was captured by more than 3,500 Japanese troops.

The Two Men Who Accidentally Brought Down the Berlin Wall

It can take just a few snap decisions to make history.

No Fancy Dress, Please: China Turns Screws on Costume Dramas

As Beijing celebrates the 70th anniversary of communist rule, its vast TV industry is feeling the pinch.

Donald Dossier: Trading Places

President Trump takes a truce in the trade war, with an eye to reelection.


The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Is Tech Leading Us to Communism?

A growing number of leftist thinkers and academics argue that 21st-century tech revolutions could lead us to a classless political and economic model.

Vladimir Putin on Why Liberalism Is 'Obsolete'

In an exclusive interview with the FT, the Russian president trumpets the growth of national populism.

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