The World Next Week

European Parliament’s Presidential Election, COVID-19 Case Rates Surge, and More

January 13, 2022

The European Parliament elects a new president, COVID-19 case rates surge across the globe, and diplomacy continues over Russian security demands in Europe.


Articles Mentioned in the Podcast


Mary Beth Sheridan, “Mexico has refused to close its borders during the covid-19 pandemic. Does that make sense?” Washington Post, January 12, 2022


Stephen Sestanovich, “The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: A Scorecard on Biden’s Response,”, December 23, 2021


Adam Tooze, “Chartbook #68 Putin’s Challenge to Western hegemony - the 2022 edition,” January 12, 2022