With President Trump, the Warsaw declaration is now more important as it delivers quite clearly what were the hopes and fears of the Obama administration and of the EU.
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Britain is exiting the EU as a stronger democracy, with more liberal policies, and more stability. The EU is heading in the other direction.
Brexit is merely an early skirmish in the battle for Europe. Further conflicts are coming.
People are no longer interested in facts. Post-truth politics is advancing, as seen in Trump’s presidential race in the USA and the Brexit shock.
Although a bit light on analysis, Hansen and Jonsson succeed in showing perceptively how European integration and colonialism in Africa are related.
The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.
In the era of embedded liberalism European competition regulation tended to serve a neo-mercantilist purpose by allowing for certain distortions of competition.
EU borders cannot be understood without understanding the relations with its neighbours and the stability in its borderlands. The image of Fortress Europe is too naïve.
Religion may appear elusive in a European Union criticised for its abstraction, but the European context reinforces the national character of religions.
LGBT rights promotion across Europe remains an elite-level project. The EU must work directly with national partners to demonstrate that they matter equally.
In the face of the horrors and the tragic loss of life, allowing or even encouraging the spread of chaos by yielding to blackmail is always the wrong policy.
The concept of ‘civilization’ differentiates, evaluates, includes, and excludes. In doing so, the civilization discourse creates global hierarchies.