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Patriotism and Nationalism, from Orwell to Trump Mocking France's War Dead.

Nice One Trumpy!

Comrade George Orwell wrote,

 “Nationalism is not to be confused with patriotism. Both words are normally used in so vague a way that any definition is liable to be challenged, but one must draw a distinction between them, since two different and even opposing ideas are involved.

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A COALITION OF TYRANTS: Will We Come to Salute the Flag of the U.C.A?

We’re supposed to be a union of states. States are regional entities, not classes of people. We are supposed to be a union of regions, united in a belief in Liberty and individual rights. 61 more words

Europe risks another war with itself

One hundred years after the First World War, misplaced nationalism is a growing threat. 610 more words

Politics

Nation-States Are The Enemy

So, some people didn’t believe me when I said in my last post that globalism and populism cannot co-exist.  Enter Emmanuel Macron.

As world leaders gathered in Paris to pay homage to the heroes of World War I, Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, stepped front and center and turned the event into a political football game by saying, “Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism.”  What exactly did he mean by that anyway? 570 more words

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My article on Italy's economy and EU interference published by @spikedonline

The EU has undemocratically intervened in Italy over a number of years, as I have documented in many articles for Spiked-online, which published my thoughts on the latest dispute over Italy’s budget on 11 November 2018. 922 more words

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Populisme is geen bevlieging

Twee keer over duurzaamheid van het (nationaal) populisme, uit Engeland (MatthewGoodwin) en uit Frankrijk (Christophe Guilluy)

National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

Elite legt het af tegen het populisme… 71 more words

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Offrande charnelle

Those who are put off by so-called “difficult” reading material are likely put off by other challenges in life. They settle for the facile comforts of easily digested pablum and shun the sublime pleasure of mastering aesthetic complexity. 75 more words

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