- Liberal states, in order to defend what they perceive as a liberal regime, resort to illiberal means, says Liav Orgad from European University Institute. But is there a way by taking into account human rights of migrants and minority communities and the cultural interest of majority groups?
- Why should a majority group have the right to protect their culture? Isn’t it the minority that needs protection?
- The practice of toleration with the attitude of tolerance. Interview with Pei Wang from Tsinghua University.
- In space as airports, borders or in refugee camps today our human dignity dissolves into a digitalized humanity where the data substitutes the individual, says Hamid Dabashi.
- To understand the rise of populism we need to engage and care about questions as dignity of work, uncriticized financialization of market driven economy, growing inequality, missing solidarity and the fear of immigration.
- “Citizens are not just consumers” says political philosopher Michael Sandel from Harvard University.
- Democracies need confrontation and debate in ethical and moral questions, says Michael Sandel.
- Many from my generation believed that religion would disappear – instead it came back – politicized, modern, militant and anti-liberal. So what happened to secular nations as Algeria, India and Israel, where we can observe a violent return of religion, asks Michael Walzer: was it a mistake not to engage critically with religious culture?