Christopher Caldwell

Senior Editor
Jason Seiler

What’s the Deal with Trump?

Cleaning up elections, beating up corporations

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL



‘Keep Cool and Vote for the Chancellor’

Germany Moves Left

Angela Merkel’s Pyrrhic victory

Oct 7, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 05

Michael Sloan

Dog’s Breakfast

Christopher Caldwell waits for insight at breakfast

Sep 23, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 03

Tom Labaff

A Tanner in Summer

Christopher Caldwell's extended-family vacation

Aug 5, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 44


Reid It and Weep

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43


No Pain, No Gain

Christopher Caldwell learns the Russian word for ‘pain’

Jun 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37

David Clark

The Fall of Rome

Bankrupt and bloodied, Italy’s political elite clings to power

May 13, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 33


Iron Without Irony

The triumph of toughness

Apr 22, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 30

A loud reminder in Dublin, July 2011

Irish Stew

Where abortion and national identity collide

Apr 1, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 28

Tough to sleep because of TV

I’m a Believer

Christopher Caldwell, credulous

Jan 21, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 18

François Hollande

Mittal Europa

France’s Socialists are more bark than bite.

Dec 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 14

Artur Mas

Mas Movement

Catalonia ponders secession.

Nov 26, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 11

President Obama

Values Voters Prevail Again

But they were Obama’s values and his voters.

Nov 19, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 10

The Harvard Swim Team

Their Right Stuff

The evolution of the Harvard guinea pigs.

Nov 19, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 10

Ivanishvili: Democracy? Maybe, maybe not.

Back in the USSR?

Georgia elects an oligarch.

Oct 22, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 06

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orbán in Brussels, January 24, 2012

To Viktor Go the Spoils

Is Europe right to distrust Hungary’s prime minister?

Oct 15, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 05

Flight attendant spills coffee on a passenger

Flight Risk

Christopher Caldwell, frustrated frequent flyer

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03

Robert Frost

The Poet Outright

One key to understanding Robert Frost.

Sep 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 01

Protests in Spain

Forgive Us Our Debts

Spain looks north for a bailout.

Jul 30, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 43

Cartoon of a giant statue overlooking a man and his dog

Dressed Down

Christopher Caldwell, antiauthoritarian

Jun 25, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 39

Woman at Bankia ATM

Bankia? No Thankia.

Political hacks capture Spanish finance.

Jun 11, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 37


Christopher Caldwell is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard. He is a columnist for the Financial Times and the author of Reflections on the Revolution In Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West (Doubleday, 2009).

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