For many Britons, the Brexit vote made them lose confidence in their country – in the prospect of a future in the EU. With the withdrawal from the EU approaching, many are leaving Great Britain or having themselves naturalized at their place of residence abroad. Never before have so many Britons applied for a German passport. They don’t want to be part of a country that says no to a European “we”.video
The Western Liberal Narrative is Fundamentally Flawed
The idea of a global unity is a fantasy. But to solve global problems, what is needed is respectful diplomacy and a debunking of the idea that one morality is superior to another. “The West’s narrative cannot work,” says Chandran Nair, founder of the Hong Kong-based think tank “Global Institute For Tomorrow”.
National Identity Expressed through Dance
The story of a culture of “We” in Indonesia is not a simple one. The country gained independence in 1945 after a long period of Dutch colonial rule. It was a big challenge to unite into one nation an archipelago of more than 17,000 islands, with a huge variety of ethnic groups, languages, and cultures. To understand what “We” represents to Indonesia, we must first look back at the past.
Are You One of Us? – The Use of “We” in Language
Who do we mean when we talk about us? Does “we” refer to all concerned, everyone present, or just a certain number of people? Who exactly does “we” include? In the many languages of the world, there are varying forms of “we” to be found. While in English, for example, there is only one form of “we”, in the Indonesian language a distinction is made between an inclusive and an exclusive “we”.
Cultural Diversity in One Place
Over a billion people live on the African continent. The African Union (AU) brings the cultural diversity of its 55 member states together. Its vision is an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, governed by its own citizens and representing a dynamic force in the global arena.
“My camera is a door opener”
Bringing the unseen out of the shadows: in long-terms series such as “Country Girls” and “Men Only”, the South African photographer Sabelo Mlangeni has devoted his work to marginalized social groups such as homosexuals living in the country and migrant labourers.
Futuristic Design for a South American Vision
The UNASUR headquarters has been located on the outskirts of the Ecuadorian capital Quito since the end of 2014. United against inequality, poverty and precariousness: this has been the goal of the South American federation UNASUR since 2008. Until 2025 the twelve South American member states want to grow even more closely together along the lines of the European Union model.