Tuesday, 10 November 2015
EUROPE: Populism & Nationalism
Today’s modern political climate is rife with violence rooted in nationalist agendas and exploitation rooted in internationalist ones. People’s sense of belonging in many corners of the world has begun to detach itself from the political bodies that govern them, and instead they have gravitated towards ethnic, cultural, or regional identities. Will people reject global integration in favor of tribalism? How can political states survive in a climate of border-bursting trade blocs and simultaneous nationalist movements to draw new borders?