German philosopher and sociologist, Jürgen Haberlas, is the director of the Max-Planck-Institut. As Marx did, Habermas studies the trend of capitalism when it falls into a crisis. He is the theoretician of Constitutional Patriotism, patriotism dissociated from State-Nation.
In my opinion, the questionable consequences of the invasion on Iraq, which violate the right of the peoples, have made the former supporters of the war to think about them. Obviously, I hope that a beginning of a liberal regime is being established, but the positive points are not enough at the moment. If we put aside the right of the people, then we should at least have moral scruples as intellectuals and ask ourselves if the case of Iraq could be used as a legal background. Why Iraq (...)