Art and politics: Emil Nolde, a German destiny

Until a few years ago, those wishing to understand something of the tragedy of the people and of 20th century German culture could find a good guide in the autobiographical novel by Ernst von Salomon, A German destiny, in which one could follow this tragic journey from a point of mainly political view. In recent … read more

The social issue in the third millennium

When we talked about the social question about the yellow vests, a careful reader of Anglo-Saxon area asked us what we meant by this expression. Social issue today, what does that mean? The question initially caught us because in continental Europe social issue or soziale Frage are well-known terms in reference to the effects of … read more

Yellow vests, social question, democracy

The proletarization of the European bourgeoisie opens a new chapter of the social question, unsolved by the times of the triumph of bourgeois democracy. The protests of these days in France, as well as the Italian “populism” require an increasing awareness of the real stakes in Europe. The social question, open wound in the history … read more