Tag: EU

It is not news that the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism is considered problematic by many. (More…)

I keep trying to forget about Brexit, but the Leavers won’t let us. Brexiteers are triumphant, though not all of them feel so victorious – despite getting almost everything they wanted. At least the Tories will have to own this failure. (More…)

Nationalism is a synonym for prejudice. It’s a throwback to a time when citizenship was equivalent to ethnicity. If you look different or speak a language that’s hard to understand, you must surely come from somewhere else. (More…)

The British right hoped it could ‘remake’ Britain through Brexit. Though its hopes have been exposed as dangerous fantasies, the Tories remain hooked on disaster nationalism. (More…)

A Hero’s Death is like a favourite shirt, the sort that makes you feel better about your place in the world just by putting it on. (More…)

As far as philosophers go, few qualify for the household name category in Germany more than 91-year-old Jürgen Habermas. (More…)

Italy has spent much of the last century at the forefront of European crises. (More…)

Open borders and liberal technocrats. It couldn’t be any more of a caricature than that. Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock the last decade, that’s the EU to its Fleet Street critics and their MAGA mates in the United States. (More…)