Fearing the Other: Islamophobia in the United States

Donald Trump has closed the American borders for most of the Islamic world. Sabine Volk explains how it got to this.

OPINION: Has Culture Replaced Race in Europe?

While race issues are still rampant in the United States, Sabine Volk proposes that Europe is now focused on cultural differences instead.

Are Muslims the new Jews? Islamophobia and anti-Semitism in Europe

After exploring Islamophobia in the United States, Sabine Volk now asks: is Islamophobia the new anti-Semitism?

Islamophobia: Made in America – A New Phenomenon? US Elections and Discrimination

“… a complete and total shutdown of Muslim Immigration” (Donald J. Trump, December 7, 2015) – Is American Islamophobia new? Where did it come from?

Trumped in America: Undercover Europeans at Trump’s Cincinnati rally

Two of our writers went undercover at a Trump rally. Here’s what they saw and here’s what it means- for the US, for Europe and for democracy.

“They just have a different culture!” Disguised racism in right-wing rhetoric of the 21st century

Sabine Volk untangles the rhetoric of right-wing Europe and the idea of a common European root at the heart of recent such movements

The Pulse of Europe is beating: How pro-Europeans are taking the stage

The Pulse of Europe movement is growing. Sabine Volk reports from the first meeting in Groningen.

Patriotic Europeans United in Fortress Europe

Sabine Volk asks what the Fortress Europe movement means for Europeanization and European integration.

The EU as a Democratic Role Model for the U.S.? A European solution to voter inequality in the US

EDITORIAL: Taking an outsider perspective on the US Constitution, Sabine Volk suggests a European solution to its shortcomings.

The Americorner: EU launches new campaign to retain its 28 member structure

Satire: The EU’s Mogherini has devised an ingenious plan to preserve its 28 Member States structure.