Material Factors in the Success or Failure of Any Future U.S. Secessionist Movement

Many commentators posit presumptions suggesting that such a break-up would result in separate countries bordered along present-day U.S. state borders or roughly based on recent voting maps. But this is doubtful given some critical real-world factors.

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From whence shall we expect the approach of danger? (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series, I discussed some of the recent literature in America on Secession and the potential for a second American Civil War. In part 2, I want to lay out a few of the factors which concern me when looking at the potential for a U.S. national break-up. I want to reiterate that I don't expect this to occur. Nevertheless, here are some potential catalysts that I am watching.

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Secessio Populi’s Top 5 Break-Away Movements to Watch in 2022

2022 promises to be a busy year for Secessio Populi. With this in mind, I wanted to start the year off with a quick look at some of the relevant break-away movements that I expect to make the biggest waves in the coming year. So here are Secessio Populi's top 5 rich world break-away movements to watch in 2022.

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