In an early text titled “Theses on Feuerrbach”, published by Engels in 1888, Marx said that “Philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.” Claudio Chipana This has since become one of Marx’s most quoted phrases, together with his no less famous, […]
“Culture is made by all of us. It is not the exclusive result of a privileged group” (CCHG) The Latin American author explains that culture, as it has been traditionally understood up until several decades ago, stands on the verge of disappearing, if it hasn’t done so already, however… […]
Physical frontiers translate and change into subjective frontiers. The denial of permission to cross a border, is for a refugee or an exile, a symbolic act in defence of a certain identity. But first of all it is the denial of the inalienable right of human beings to travel freel
You could think that the question of identity has lost relevance in an ever more globalised and interconnected world. Indeed, it is not difficult to state that identities have become more fluid, ephemeral and unpredicta.
Multiculturalism has allowed ethnic minorities and immigrants not to be absorbed by dominant discourses. The struggle for recognition as has gained new forms.
On June 23rd British people will decide whether to stay in or to leave the European Union (EU). Whatever they decide, it will have an impact not solely in the UK but on the EU as a whole. Returning to a nineteenth-century model of nation-states with closed borders is a retrograde idea. We must make sure the wheel of history keeps turning forwards and doesn’t go into reverse. We must keep the European dream alive.