Matt Schiavenza

Matt Schiavenza is a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He is a former global-affairs writer for the International Business Times and Atlantic senior associate editor.

Ugh of War With Julian Assange

A Swedish court upheld its arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder, two years after his self-imposed incarceration. How long can this stalemate go on?

Evicting Hong Kong's Pro-Democracy Protests

The territory's government announced Monday that they were ready to start clearing encampments, but no long-term solution to the political crisis is in reach.

Employees in All but Name

Two workers have filed a class-action suit against Handy, an app for ordering cleaning services, in the latest fight over the distinction between employees and independent contractors.

Europe's Waning Idealism

25 years after the division of Germany's capital ended in triumph with the fall of the Berlin Wall, pessimism prevails.