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Part VIII: Citizenship in the Age of Edward Snowden and Colin Kaepernick

This is the eighth essay in a series devoted to examining citizenship and the American citizen, the rights, duties, and norms of which have become ever more contentious since the divisive Sixties. They have become especially relevant in recent years … Continue reading

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Citizenship and the American Citizen, Part I: Ancient Greece

(Note: To skip the historical case studies and jump to the new American citizen in the 1960s, go to: https://zilianblog.com/2017/09/30/part-vi-citizenship-and-the-new-american-citizen-in-the-divisive-sixties/ ) As a human body is only as healthy as its individual cells, so a civilization or modern state is … Continue reading

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