Europe's Populism, Europe's Hubris

Europe's Populism, Europe's Hubris

Die Welt

By the old “hard power” metrics, Europe in a “diverse human civilisation” will be weaker. It would not have the institutional authority it possesses today. But by engaging with, not lecturing, the developing world, it can finally erase the divide between the “haves” and the “have-nots”. When Europe stops aligning itself with a “West” at all costs and particularly the United States, the rest of the world will no longer wonder who is included in “we.”

Originally published in German.

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