Book Review: The New Secessionists

BYE BYE, MISS AMERICAN EMPIRE by Bill Kauffman (Chelsea Green)

| September-October 2010

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The secessionist spirit is alive and well, migrating beyond southern borders to permeate Alaska, Hawaii, and Vermont. Bill Kauffman tours anti-imperialist hotbeds from New England to Kansas, and although his hopeful cheerleading is sometimes exhausting, perhaps it’s time for us to become attuned to the momentum of these radical movements, for he has a point: “You can’t bloat a modest republic into a crapulent empire without sparking one hell of a centrifugal reaction.”

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