Tag Archives: World War two

European Adventure – The Missing Variable

The Europe we live in today is the worst possible Europe apart from all the other Europes that have been tried from time to time. No European alliance, empire, commonwealth or community has endured forever, but we should want this … Continue reading

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Mogherini’s World – Reflecting on the 2016 EU Global Strategy

The world has changed. Europe’s neighborhoods are going up in flames causing real problems for the stability of the European Union (EU). European Member States have considerably downsized their foreign and defense spendings due to the Eurozone crisis and lingering … Continue reading

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The French Nation, or the Perpetual Spirit of Resistance

Four French citizens, two women and two men, entered into the Panthéon on May 27th. These four patriots, Pierre Brossolette, Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz, Germaine Tillion and Jean Zay, shared their lives and actions as resistant against the Nazis during World War two. The … Continue reading

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Ida – A Regard into Europe’s Past and Present

Pawel Pawlikowski directed a wonderful picture, Ida, nominated at the 2015 Oscars for Best Foreign Picture. Ida takes place in Poland in 1962 and follows a young mysterious woman, Anna, whom is ready to take her vows as a nun (read … Continue reading

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