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.
Part 1 of this series discussed some recent books on American secession and a second American civil war. In Part 2 of this series, I laid out some factors of concern when looking at the potential for a U.S. national split-up. In this final installment, I want to detail some of why I think a second American Civil War is unlikely to occur.
Secessio Populi is moving into a new phase. I need to reassess my fundamental frameworks of analysis. When I launched this blog in January 2021, I aimed to explore "break-away…
Civil War talk is de rigueur this year in the United States. In a year that's seen the release of two popular books about the prospects for civil war in the U.S., I think it's time to look at what this means and how likely it could be for America.
On February 22nd, 2022, The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation invaded Ukraine. The weeks which have followed have witnessed a brutal campaign by the Russian Military to overthrow the Ukrainian government and terrorize the civilian population into submission. This effort has been stalled by the tenacious resistance of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the citizen militias of the Territorial Defense Forces.
This is Secessio Populi, a blog dedicated to separatist, autonomist, and secessionist movements in the rich-world. This project seeks to explore and explain the many active and theoretical movements and claims to independence, separation, and autonomy among various groups and people throughout parts of the world where people’s quality of life, by global standards, might make this seem counter-intuitive.