According to Benjamin De Cleen, we need to be careful with making big claims about the impact of new media technology. However, people do need to consider important changes in the discourse and in the communication strategies.
Global Compact For Migration
The controversy around the Global Compact for Migration is still very much alive. New right parties all over the world find each other in their fight against it. But what is this Compact really about? Is it really a treath to the nations worlwide? And what about human rights?
Dr. Ico Maly from Tilburg University recently published 'De hedendaagse antiverlichting' (The contemporary anti-Enlightenment). In this video he explains how politicians are propagating anti-Enlightenment ideas under the flag of 'democracy', and why — within this discourse — the nation is key.
Mark Elchardus schiet in De Morgen met scherp op de Marrakesh-verklaring. Het pact vertrekt niet vanuit het categorische onderscheid tussen ‘legale en illegale migratie’. Dat is de hedendaagse antiverlichtingstraditie in vol ornaat.
Anders Behring Breivik was seen as a 'lone wolf', but also self-identified as a member of an ancient Christian martial order, the Knights Templar. How did he use this precursor in developing his worldview?