Columbus’ place in History

It goes without any doubt that Christopher Columbus remains and will remain one of the most central and controversial figures of all Western history. Quite ironically, his name survives with more... Read More | Share

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The nation-state as an imagined community–II

While the golden age of the nation-state was the 19th-early 20th centuries (the age of nationalism), the concept had in fact developed progressively since the middle ages, with the efforts in... Read More | Share

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The nation-state as an imagined community

Commentators all generally agree that the nation-state as political actor on the world stage has declined since WWII. Organization such as the UN, the IMF, etc., but perhaps even more the global... Read More | Share

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Culture has not disappeared

We often lament about the disappearance of culture in the West. The opera has been replaced by cheap, mass-produced Hollywood movies, classical music is often scorned among the younger generations,... Read More | Share

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Regretting the EU’s enlargement?

Was the European Union’s enlargement five years ago to several Eastern European countries a good thing? Not so much, after all, seem to be thinking Western European countries. This article... Read More | Share

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Christianity without Resurection?

If a person said he was Muslim, yet also told you that he does not believe in the prophet of his religion, could you really take him seriously? Perhaps not. Or if somebody told you he was a... Read More | Share

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A meeting to spread poverty?

What will come out of the meeting of the G-20 taking place? The view of a journalist. Excerpts below. In the beginning there were the G7, then they became G7 plus one and then it was the G8, G12... Read More | Share

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