Turkey’s elections on Sunday brought incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to the cusp of another term in office. But he now faces a runoff vote, in which prodemocratic and Kurdish forces can still inflict a historic defeat upon the authoritarian president. In Jacobin.
Ashoka Mody: Europe cannot escape nationalism
For good reason, European leaders and intellectuals worry that, absent the utmost vigilance, virulent nationalism could again be unleashed with the full force of its destructive potential. Europe, they believe, is essential to prevent such […]
El Nacional Cat – Ponsatí: “The streets will end up forcing the institutions”
The political situation in Catalonia has reached an impasse, which has more to do with the political leadership than the Catalans themselves. This is the danger when independnce is the goal, not a better society […]
Wolfgang Streeck: The International State System after Neoliberalism: Europe between National Democracy and Supranational Centralization
In 1945 Karl Polanyi outlined a vision of a peacetime global state system with a political economy in which small countries could be both sovereign and democratic. The present essay reviews developments between then and […]
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