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19 Reasons Colombians Are So In Love With Their Country

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.27.2016 | Latino Voices

Colombia is a country full of beauty and wonder, but that’s not news to anyone who is from there. In the last decade, Colombia has left behind its d...

Being Governed by Man-made Risk

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.17.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

The world is being consumed by unforeseen man-made events that have taken the pundits and prognosticators by complete surprise. Whether it is the outc...

The Wildcatters' Hibernia Files, Part I: Ireland's Party Sorting, Nationalism, and Brexit

Keith Gaddie | Posted 07.10.2016 | Politics
Keith Gaddie

Friends of the Wildcatters know that we have great affection for Ireland -- indeed, one of us is in Hibernia as we speak. And, Ireland is abuzz in pol...

The Europeanization Of America

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 07.05.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

As Great Britain moves towards its exit from the European Union, the prime question will soon be answered: Will the United States follow the British example of putting country first, or will it emulate other European powers?

After Brexit, the EU Must Regain Its Positive, Visionary Power

Joschka Fischer | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Joschka Fischer

BERLIN -- We do not need a victory by Trump or Marine Le Pen in France to know where the nationalism underlying the Brexit vote leads.

BREXIT: Lessons of History Applied by UK's Patriots

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 06.29.2016 | World
Natasha Srdoc

After all the noise, threats, doomsday scenarios and cataclysmic prognosis by political pundits and elitists, the only relevant argument in the BREXIT victory is the self-determination by the British people.

Before Brexit: Brentrance

ADST | Posted 06.28.2016 | World
ADST

Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered officia...

Test Your Patriotism With The Red, White, And You Quiz

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 06.27.2016 | Comedy
Samuel C. Spitale

Sure, it feels patriotic to BBQ on our day off and light fireworks we hope won't start a brush fire, but it's little more than consumerism wrapped in the seasonal marketing of nationalism. But fear not! If you wanna put your patriotism to the test, we've got just the thing for you.

Brexit, Trump, and the Dangers of Global 'Jihad'

Ben Railton | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Ben Railton

Benjamin Barber called this trend two decades ago, and we would do well to read and remember his analyses--as well as his call for civic engagement and activism to resist these forces and fight for democracy.

We Can't Allow Nationalism To Keep Spreading Across Europe

Juan Fernando López Aguilar | Posted 06.06.2016 | World
Juan Fernando López Aguilar

A repeat of the 20th century disaster has not been ruled out forever. "Never again, Never again" can't become a vacuous mantra. To prevent a similar tragedy, we need new Europeans who are committed to Europe in every election and every ballot box.

Nationalism Is Rising, Not Fascism

George Friedman | Posted 06.03.2016 | Politics
George Friedman

Fascism is far more than racism, tinkering with the judiciary, or staging a violent demonstration. We are seeing a return to nationalism because it is not clear to many that internationalism, as followed since World War II, benefits them any longer.

The United States Flag at the Front of the Church is Blasphemous

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 06.01.2016 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

A United States soldier processed the flag of the United States of America in to our sanctuary as we stood at attention singing "God Bless America."

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book Learnt By Heart

Lena Hades | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
Lena Hades

Beautiful thoughts cost nothing and they are privilege of the poor. Beautiful thoughts of poor dreamers are absolutely indispensable to a social stability.

Is Nationalism on the Rise Globally?

Elena Ulansky | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Elena Ulansky

The cold wind of intolerance, authoritarianism, and nationalism is blowing across America and Europe. The unexpected rise of Trump as the presumptive ...

Walls and Bosnia 24 Years After?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.22.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism and manifestations of walls, physical and psychological.

Hunger Stalks

Ben Barber | Posted 05.19.2016 | World
Ben Barber

Despite billions spent annually to assist the poor across the Third World, a colossal hunger still stalks the impoverished who increase in number by t...

A Night's Ascension Into Enchantment

Ali Z. Hussain | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Ali Z. Hussain

The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization, and, above all, by the 'disenchantment of the world.' Precisely the...

The Rise of the Autocrats

Mihir Sharma | Posted 04.06.2016 | World
Mihir Sharma

Across the world, nations are seeking out leaders who promise strength. What explains the sudden resurgence of the autocrats, 25 years after the end of the Cold War appeared to have heralded the final triumph of liberal democracy?

Is Pakistan Becoming a Progressive Nation?

Haroon Khalid | Posted 04.05.2016 | World
Haroon Khalid

On Sunday afternoon on March 27, 2016, after their midday prayers, thousands of protestors headed in the direction of Islamabad, the federal capital of Pakistan.

For the Record -- Bharat Mata Is Not Goddess But Mother

Shammi Paranjape | Posted 04.04.2016 | Religion
Shammi Paranjape

I am Indian first and will remain so. Just as Western means you have core values of that culture, Indian should mean that you have core values of Indian culture.

Society is Unconscious

George Elerick | Posted 03.28.2016 | Religion
George Elerick

The idea behind deconstruction is to deconstruct the workings of strong nation-states with powerful immigration policies, to deconstruct the rhetoric ...

Reflecting in lieu of the conflict in India - JNU, Trump and nationalism

Tanushree Ghosh | Posted 03.22.2016 | World
Tanushree Ghosh

In the past month, India was thrown into quite an unforeseen turmoil over nationalism; or rather a possible lack of it. Jawaharlal Nehru University,...

The Fallacy of the Ostensible Race-Deficient Class-Based Analysis

Kirsten John Foy | Posted 03.03.2016 | Black Voices
Kirsten John Foy

How can we engage in robust debate about ending income inequality, wage theft and poverty without understanding and acknowledging our economic history and the seemingly immortal legacy that slavery has left for us to grapple with?

Modi Is Using Nationalism to Deflect Attention From His Failures. Don't Be Fooled.

Shivam Vij | Posted 02.25.2016 | World
Shivam Vij

NEW DELHI -- Modi is using the nationalism card to deflect political discourse away from his failures. He has lost key state elections, the economy is faltering and there is a palpable sense that he is unable to deliver. And the situation may soon get worse. The next general elections are in 2019. Who knows how many of us are going to be arrested for sedition, called terrorist if we are Muslim or beaten up by lynch mobs before then.

Why Are Christians Supporting Trump the Heathen?

Matthew D. Taylor | Posted 02.22.2016 | Religion
Matthew D. Taylor

What is, at first glance, most surprising to me is that Trump is winning among religious voters. Can anyone imagine Jesus Christ saying the things that Donald says or using the tone that Donald uses or grimacing with Donald's snide face?