Al Jazeera (06/1/13) reports on the proposed formation of a Russia-led Eurasian Union (EAU), however critics have stated that this move could compromise the sovereignty and independence of Caucasus states. The Washington Post (04/10/13) reports on the recent flare up of ethnic and religious conflict in Kenya, due to the recent murder of a well-known … [Read more…]
The New York Times (28/09/13) re-imagines a new Middle East along with new borders, in a multitude of ways. The BBC (27/09/13) analyses football and the rise of nationalism in Central Europe in its World Service radio programme.
The Guardian (22/09/13) comments on the Scottish independence movement and wonders whether “broadcasters [can] convey authentic Celtic atmosphere without recourse to cheap, nationalistic imagery?” The Gatestone Institute (19/9/13) provides an analysis on the deep split in Turkish society, which is evident by the recent spate of government protests in the country. The Guardian (17/09/13) reports … [Read more…]
The Guardian (29/08/13) reports on the claim that Westminster’s welfare reforms could actually strengthen the case for independence. Bloomberg.com (29/08/13) features an article by Paul Collier, who argues that nationalism could combat racism rather than inflame it. The Economist (28/08/13) blogs about recent studies which designed methods of ranking languages on a universal scale of … [Read more…]
The Economist (24/08/13) analyses the progress of racial and ethnic relations in the U.S., in light the 5oth anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech on racial equality in America. WorldBulletin.net (22/08/13) reports that Nigeria, for the first time in the nation’s history, will include questions on religion and ethnicity in its … [Read more…]