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Michal Buchowski: Our coveted Europe

Focaal Web Editor , April 3rd, 2017


This post is part of a feature on anthropologists on the EU at 60, moderated and edited by Don Kalb (Central European University and University of Bergen). Today’s…


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Don Kalb: The EU at 60: the Treaty of Rome is a smoke screen

Focaal Web Editor , March 31st, 2017


This post is part of a feature on anthropologists on the EU at 60, moderated and edited by Don Kalb (Central European University and University of Bergen). The…


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Chris Hann: Beleaguered pseudocontinent: Happy birthday, Europe!

Focaal Web Editor , March 29th, 2017


This post is part of a feature on anthropologists on the EU at 60, moderated and edited by Don Kalb (Central European University and University of Bergen). Sixty…


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Thomas Hylland Eriksen: Norway and the transformation of the EU

Focaal Web Editor , March 27th, 2017


This post is part of a feature on anthropologists on the EU at 60, moderated and edited by Don Kalb (Central European University and University of Bergen). In…


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Bruce Kapferer: Ideas on populism: The paradox of democracy and the rise of the corporate state

Focaal Web Editor , March 6th, 2017


“All forms of the state have democracy for their truth, and for that reason are false to the extent that they are not democracy.” — Karl Marx, Critique…


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Carlos de la Torre: Trump: Fascist or populist?

Focaal Web Editor , February 1st, 2017


Douglas Kellner in American Nightmare writes, “certainly [Donald] Trump is not Hitler and his followers are not technically fascists, although I believe that we can use the term…


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Call for Proposals: Populism Rising

Alexandra Frankel , January 19th, 2017


As the US inaugurates a new president, AN will turn an eye toward the rise of populism from a global perspective. We’re seeking proposals for feature articles, notes…


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Bruce Kapferer: Brexit and Remain: A pox on all their houses

Focaal Web Editor , August 18th, 2016


A crisis is always good for humor. The English satirical magazine Private Eye caught the spirit of uncertainty and the possible tragedy of Brexit—that many of those who…


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Sian Lazar: Learning to live with crisis: How Brexit brought Latin America home to me

Focaal Web Editor , August 16th, 2016


The European Union is a free trade area that enables multinational corporations to take advantage of low tax regimes for their head offices and of low labor costs…


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The politics of decency #Brexit

Matei Candea , July 5th, 2016


I have lots of things to say about Brexit. As a Romanian, holding a French passport, resident of the UK for the past 18 years, whose wife and…


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Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and the Election Hunger Games

Carie Little Hersh , May 4th, 2016


With Donald Trump defending the size of his hands, Ted Cruz dropping out of the race the week after recruiting former opponent Fiorina as a running mate, Hillary…


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NEW! — Susana Narotzky: Hope for Change: The Problem with Podemos

Focaal Web Editor , April 20th, 2015


Podemos is hailed by many as the only hope in a Spanish landscape devastated by austerity. In the elections to the European parliament (2014), Podemos received 7.97  percent…


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乌镇时代 | Wuzhen Times

Gabriele , December 10th, 2014


The first World Internet Conference was held November 19-21, in the scenic water village of Wuzhen (proudly endorsed by 7,000 years of history). English-language tech bloggers and news…


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