Kol (abomvubuso) wrote in talk_politics,
Kol
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Weekly Topic

It's time to announce the Topic of the Week (01.03 / 07.03).

And the winner is...

Nationalism & national identity

Let's simply call it Nationalism Week :)


This is quite a different topic from the previous ones, so lets mention some points, to get an idea of what we might be talking about:

On nationalism & national identity
- Definitions of nation, ethnicity, culture, race.
- Nationalism and patriotism.
- Cultural identity and self-determination.
- The evolution of the nation state.
- Nationalism and its impact on world history.
- Ethnic conflicts, genocide.
- Imperialism and nationalism.
- Nationalism today: nation states and globalisation.
- The legendarium of nationalism: national heroes, myths, bias; "us vs them".
- Multiculturalism, internationalism.
- Globalism vs anti-globalism.
- Nationalism and racism.
- The "Clash of Civilisations".
- Nationalist terrorism.
- Colonialism, neo-colonialism.
- Americanism, Zionism, other specific ~isms.
- Immigration & integration.
- Perception of other nations: cliches and labels.
- Citizenship issues.
- Ethnic minorities and their rights.
- Endangered cultures.
- Secessionism, separatism.
- Territorial disputes.
- Nationalist movements & parties.

Etc.


Its a very loaded topic, so i hope we'll enjoy.


And here's the poll for next week's Weekly Topic (08.03 / 14.03).


Poll #1532034 Topic Of The Week
This poll is closed.

What should be the topic of next week?

Propaganda, bias & logic
1(3.6%)
Education, science & space
1(3.6%)
Welfare, class warfare & poverty
4(14.3%)
Authoritarianism & democracy
0(0.0%)
Energy & environment
0(0.0%)
Civil & human rights
0(0.0%)
Economy, finance, & trade
0(0.0%)
Religion & moral; creationism
3(10.7%)
Wars & terrorism
0(0.0%)
History & alternate history
2(7.1%)
Diplomacy & geopolitics
0(0.0%)
Health care
0(0.0%)
Elections, parties & legislation
0(0.0%)
Political satire
1(3.6%)


...


If you think something is missing, do suggest new topics and they'll be included next time.


 
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