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German party leaders Annalena Baerbock and Robert Habeck (Greens), Olaf Scholz (SPD), and Christian Lindner (FDP) after concluding their coalition agreement, Berlin, November 24.

Last Wednesday, almost two months after the September election for the German Bundestag, the Social Democrats (SPD), Greens, and Free Democrats (FDP) agreed to form a “traffic light” coalition government—the term refers to the parties’ colors—to replace the coalition of Christian Democrats (CDU...

Frances McCall Rosenbluth, a comparative political economist with a special interest in Japan, and a distinguished and beloved teacher and member of the Yale community, died Nov. 20 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was 63.

Rosenbluth, Damon Wells Professor of Political Science,...

Village View near Lalibela, Ethiopia. Photo by Adam Jones

The Genocide Studies Program (GSP) at Yale MacMillan convened a two-part webinar on “Responding to the Crisis in Northern Ethiopia” on Tuesday, November 16. More than 1,200 people attended the online event. The first part featured the co-chairs of the United States Senate Human Rights Caucus,...

Police water cannon firing at protesters in Brussels Sunday.

In Rotterdam, The Hague, Brussels, Vienna, Zagreb and other cities across the EU, protesters were out in force this past weekend expressing their opposition to the new measures, ranging from partial lockdowns to vaccine mandates, their governments had proposed or introduced to reverse the...

Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the winners for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience. The 2021 Prize will be shared by...