Category Archives: American Federalism

The Reinvention of England

A generation ago, English journalist and columnist Simon Heffer wrote a splendid book titled “Nor Shall My Sword,” about the resurgence of English nationalism that likely would follow in the wake of Scottish and Welsh nationalism. Granted, English identity is … Continue reading

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Britain’s Gorbachev Moment

It seems that Great Britain is arguably at the same place the decaying Soviet Union was almost 30 years ago: Either it finds a way – a constitutional mechanism – for devolving power back to the four historic British nations … Continue reading

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A New Federalism? Don’t Hold Your Breath

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is calling for a Convention of the States to rein in federal power and to restore some measure of balance to the American federal system. It’s a nonstarter, frankly, and it’s also fundamentally flawed. We don’t … Continue reading

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