Published in: openDemocracyUKWhy international interdependence has reduced the costs of secession
As countries collaborate more and more, there is less and less need to band together in big national units.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Civil rights: playing the territorial card
Sub-state institutions may claim that they need self-government in order to maintain their distinct progressive tradition while, in reality, the distinct progressive tradition is often created in order to justify claims to self-government.
Published in: HomeAre smaller avenues of collective self-determination emerging out of the crisis?
Is national citizenship still a valid organizational factor in the context of the crisis? A radical re-thinking of political citizenship, based on smaller entities such as Catalonia, Scotland or Flanders, may emerge as a reaction to growing imbalances.