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Is Nationalism a Good Thing? It Depends.

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08/04/2022Ryan McMaken
Michael Stack

It’s impossible to simply declare nationalism itself to be good or bad. Its goodness or badness depends primarily on its effect on existing regimes and state institutions.

Original Article: "Is Nationalism a Good Thing? It Depends."

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Original Article: 
Is Nationalism a Good Thing? It Depends.