Without a Political Alternative, the Panama Papers Change Nothing

Marx himself could not have written it: a secretive law firm, headquartered in a tiny Central American country, whose sole raison d’être is to help the world’s super-rich and super-powerful circumvent democratic oversight of their activities. Amongst Mossack Fonseca’s clients are several prominent Western politicians, the hit man cousin of Syria’s President Assad and the […]

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Nationalism Needs More than Breaking down – It Needs Dissolving

In Response to ‘Breaking down the Term Nationalism‘ by Andreas Dafnos Last week, Andreas posted an article arguing that the blanket condemnation of nationalism found in pro-European thought is too heavy-handed. Instead, we should draw a distinction between an exclusionary holistic form of nationalism and an inclusionary liberal form. The former is expressed most clearly […]

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Breaking down the Term Nationalism

Nationalism constitutes a value-laden word and conjures up memories of an abhorrent and dark past that swept Europe during the 20th century; a historical period fraught with acts of extreme savagery. To have and express nationalist sentiments can often be problematic in the current context as it might connote a repulsive reflection of human nature […]

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The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union thanks all young bloggers who participated in the 2014 version of the blog ‘Young Voices of Europe’. We proudly present the cast for the new edition: Miriam Folashade Ajayi (1989) was born in Germany, studies Social Science in Berlin and is an activist. Juliette Alibert (1992) is from Bordeaux (France) and […]

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The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union thanks all young bloggers who participated in the 2014 version of the blog ‘Young Voices of Europe’. We proudly present the cast for the new edition: Miriam Folashade Ajayi (1989) was born in Germany, studies Social Science in Berlin and is an activist. Juliette Alibert (1992) is from Bordeaux (France) and […]

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