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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What Happened to the Uniforms?

The interwar years were the golden age of political imagery. As during the revolutionary era of the late-18th Century, the rise of new mass movements was accompanied by an equally potent visual vocabulary, disseminated via new technologies that could reach potential supporters like never before. In contrast to earlier eras, however, the 1920s and 30s […]

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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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Toxic United Europe

My name is Armanda. I am 25 years old and a student of Economics at the University of Bologna, Italy. In November 2014, Eurojust has published the Official Report on the Strategic Project on Environmental Crime  with the aim of analysing the current situation and the difficulties that national authorities face to prosecute the increasing […]

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The Really Big Deal

My name is Julian. I am a 29-year old political analyst based in Berlin working for an independent, non-profit think tank. Finally, the dust of institutional reshuffling which started with the 2014 European Parliament elections has settled. The last act of this procedure was the approval of Jean-Claude Juncker’s college of Commissioners by the European […]

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