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Why Europe needs to take a hard look at itself

Boaventura de Sousa Santos Europe needs to take a hard look at itself. Because it has proved to be incapable of dealing with the causes of the Ukraine crisis, Europe is now condemned to deal with its consequences. The truth is that NATO should have been dismantled as soon as …

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East-Turkestan: when self-government is denied

    The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is one of the five officially “autonomous regions” of the People’s Republic of China. A huge area (1,66 million km2), more than double the area of Turkey with about 22 million inhabitants, just 43% of whom are ethnic Uyghurs. The Uyghurs are among …

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