Secession

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Bye Bye, Miss American Empire: Neighborhood Patriots, Backcountry Rebels, and their Underdog Crusades to Redraw America's Political Map
Kauffman, Bill
Book
2010
Breakaway movements large and small are rising up across the US. Activists of various stripes want to form new states, even new nations. According to Kauffman, the American Empire is dying, in this in...
Cree Agenda Becomes Part of Federal Election
Article
1999
The politicians of all parties are acting as if Aboriginal rights are irrelevant to this question of Quebec secession. Not only is it relevant: it is, in fact, central to the whole question. And if th...
A Marxist History of the World part 57: The American Civil War
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
One hundred and fifty years ago North America saw the start of a revolutionary war fought between rival systems and opposing political ideologies. Neil Faulkner looks at The American Civil War.
Matthew Coon Come Speech, September 19, 1994: Speaking Notes for Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come Centre for Strategic and Iinternational Studies
Article
1994
The status and rights of the James Bay Crees in the context of Quebec secession from Canada.
The National Question: Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Davis, Horace B.)
Book
In her penetrating analysis of nationalism, Rosa Luxemburg argues that the formula of "the right of nations to self-determination" is essentially not a political or programmatic guide to the nationali...
The Partition Principle: Remapping Quebec after Separation
McAlpine, Trevor
Book
Considers the question: if Canada is divisible, then why not Quebec? McAlpine argues that Quebec cannot separate from Canada and expect to retain its present borders. He maps out the specifics of how ...
The Problem of Nationality and Autonomy
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1908
Rosa Luxemburg on the national question, federalism, autonomy, and the right of nations to self-determination.
Quebec Agrees to Negotiate, Kidnap Crees First But "Negotiate"
Article
1997
Canadians as a whole seem to be unaware of the depth of the double standards advocated by the separatist leaders. We Crees are only too grimly aware of them, however, since we will be the first and mo...
Quebec's two solitudes
Zachary, Adam
Article
1990
Quebec's hopes to chart a smooth course to sovereignty may founder on claims to Quebec's territory by its original inhabitants - claims that could involve as much as 80 per cent of its land mass.
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Self-Determination for Whom?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1994
Pierre Bourgault could set us an example by speaking out himself in support of the right of self-determination for all the people of Quebec, including those who don't want to be part of an independent...
Thinking About Self-Determination
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1994
Does that familiar canon of the left, 'the right to self-determination', actually mean anything, or is it an empty slogan whose main utility is that it relieves us of the trouble of thinking criticall...
Wherein We Meet Genial Radicals by the Shores of Lake Champlain: The New Secessionists
Kauffman, Bill
Article
2010
Secession is the next radical idea poised to enter mainstream discourse or at least the realm of the conceivable. You can't bloat a modest republic into a crapulent empire without sparking one hell of...

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Western Narrative of Crimea a Pack of Lies Born of Failed Policy and Historical Ignorance
Vogt, Jay
2015
The Western line on Crimea is so absurd that it actually requires mass historical ignorance to be believed.