JS Mill's support for national liberation movements in 1848 became doubt as he saw liberation turn to nationalism, solidarity turn to tribalism. His ideal was of cultural hybridisation, but citizens loyal to their states. What would he have thought of Syria today? Dr Georgios Varouxakis discusses his latest book, Liberty Abroad.
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