Tag Archives: Nationalism

The Nation, the State, and Trump’s Nationalism

“Nationalism and its concept of a ‘national mission’ perverted the national concept of mankind as a family of nations into a hierarchical structure where differences of history and organization were misinterpreted as differences between men, residing in natural origin.” (Hannah Arendt) The American party system is being challenged. We may have discontented masses but are […]

Neo-Nationalism or the Global Village

In the week since the election of Donald Trump, the dividing lines for future conflicts both domestic and global are becoming unabashedly acute. Pro-Trump America has outwardly expressed a visceral discontent with the growing inequality caused by globalization, but also a sharp rebuke of the cultural ethos of the liberal international order. An order that […]

The Fault Lines: Brexit, Globalization and Trump Nation

Last Thursday’s historic British referendum to exit the European Union will set the tone for how democratic societies can successfully calibrate the widening gap between progress and poverty. This is the first time the post-modern world has the ability to substantially redefine how international institutions can work to better reflect identity and notions of sovereignty […]

American (Un)Civil Society and the Next President

Money is identity and money is the glue to globalization. Nations divide as they fight over the goods. Today, the U.S faces political divide due to a battle over the framework of national identity. We see social cohesion breaking down as people fight over the ownership of national character. Shall we view the 2016 presidential […]