by Seán Byers & Stiofán Ó Nuallaín Borders are scratched across the hearts of menBy strangers with a calm, judicial penAnd when the borders bleed we watch with dreadThe lines of ink across the map turn red. Marya Mannes, Subverse: Rhymes for Our Times, 1959 Empires love maps. They particularly love drawing borders on maps.
Expressing international solidarity is easy. But taking steps to build transformative change on a European and international level is much harder. At the World Transformed Festival, Another Europe’s Zoe Williams hosted a discussion bringing together perspectives from two countries with quite different experiences of the EU: Portugal has been on the frontline of austerity and
by Seán Byers & Stiofán Ó Nualláin Boris Johnson’s recent no-show at a press briefing with the Luxemburg premier Xavier Bettel is the latest in a series of public humiliations for the new British Prime Minister. It follows a string of public appearances where his incoherent mutterings have been drowned out by loud and angry
As part of the Brexit Blog we hosted a live recorded podcast in Belfast bringing together a panel of speakers to explore, analyse and debate the impact of Brexit on Ireland, north and south, in the context of austerity, right-wing populism and an organic crisis of politics.
by Vladimir Simović The European Union (EU) is perhaps the central issue on which the dominant political discourse in Serbia has focused during the 1990s and the first decade of the new millennium. The EU was one of the main sites where the two dominant political positions collided – the ‘first’ and ‘second’ Serbia, nationalist
by Dr Stephen Baker It has been clear for some time that Brexit represents one manifestation of a more existential crisis facing the UK. In the wake of Boris Johnson’s election as Tory leader and British Prime Minister, Dr Stephen Baker explores the prospects for radical change in times of constitutional and political uncertainty, arguing