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Ancient Rome’s pragmatism on migration and citizenship

Ursula Rothe reminds us of the pragmatism of ancient Rome in matters of immigration and citizenship. “In 48 AD, a discussion took place in the Roman Senate concerning the admittance of members of the Gallic aristocracy to the venerable body. According to … Continue reading

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A Question of Citizenship: Civil and Human Rights of Pregnant Women in the US

The debate in the US about abortion often obfuscates fundamental issues of human and civil rights. To consider a fetus a person means endowing the fetus with rights and protections that can and will clash with other people’s rights. By conflating … Continue reading

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The return of the English

From an article by Professor Ben Gidley appeared on Politics Inspires based on his research (concise report here): “The 2011 Census included a national identity question. It showed that, in England, Englishness is the predominant national identity, expressed by two thirds … Continue reading

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