The World Next Week

Biden’s Democracy Summit, Omicron Spreads, and More

December 2, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden hosts a virtual Summit for Democracy, the omicron variant begins to spread worldwide, and Germany is expected to elect Olaf Scholz as its next chancellor.


Articles and Statements Mentioned in the Podcast


Anatoly Antonov and Qin Gang, “Russian and Chinese Ambassadors: Respecting People’s Democratic Rights,” The National Interest, November 26, 2021


Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay, “An Alliance of Democracies,” Washington Post, May 23, 2004


Jennifer Hillman, “The Transatlantic Relationship Could Make or Break Biden’s Summit for Democracy,”, December 1, 2021


The Summit for Democracy,” U.S. Department of State, November 2021