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NEW YORK – When confronting a challenging problem, it's sometimes useful to listen to someone who looks at it from an entirely different angle.Bono admits that Europe is a "hard sell" today.Fukuyama argues that identity stems from humans' deep-seated psychological need to be recognized as possessing dignity. In recent decades, in the understandable search for recognition, persecuted minority groups (blacks, Hispanics, gays) have celebrated their identity – and so have working-class whites, who now feel ignored and forgotten.The answer, Fukuyama writes, is not to reject identity politics but to construct broad identities that can embrace others and unify different groups.In the American case, he argues, the anti-populist forces have to create a broad identity centered on core American ideas and values rather than narrow ethnic, racial or religious ones.According to the latest European Commission surveys, 71 percent of Poles say they feel attached to the EU, more so than Germans or Spaniards, while 61 percent of Hungarians feel attached, outstripping the French, Swedes and Belgians.
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