The end of a world of nation-states may be upon us | Aeon Essays


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If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for 1,000 years. And yet, following a period of economic and military decline, it fell apart. By 476 CE it was gone. via Pocket
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3 days ago by geekgirl397
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for…
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5 days ago by rboone
Conclusion07 City-state nation-state
8 days ago by berendes
"Power increasingly comes from the cities up, not handed down from the nation-state."
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10 days ago by TaylorPearson
via Pocket - Return of the city-state - Added September 07, 2017 at 10:06AM
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12 days ago by BastiRe
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for 1,000 years. And yet, following a period of economic and military decline, it fell apart. By 476 CE it was gone.
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12 days ago by pfhawkins
Nation-states came late to history, and there’s plenty of evidence to suggest they won’t make it to the end of the century
12 days ago by josephaleo
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for…
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13 days ago by motdiem
Is the nation state dead and does the notion of the city state better suit our internet age? -
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13 days ago by matthan
If you’d been born 2,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for…
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13 days ago by bdeskin
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for…
14 days ago by jkleske
If you’d been born 2,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for…
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14 days ago by johnrclark
Will new technologies & smart, hyper-connected systems bring about return of the city-state? via
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14 days ago by brozena
Interesting thoughts on the return of the city-states.
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14 days ago by alanjc
Fascinating (and plausible)
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15 days ago by jwynia
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for 1,000 years. And yet, following a period of economic and military decline, it fell apart. By 476 CE it was gone. via Pocket
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15 days ago by kkahnharris
RT : The end of a world of nation-states may be upon us – via
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15 days ago by Dymphie
Return of the city-state
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15 days ago by edmadrid
Return of the city-state #城邦會戰勝歸來
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16 days ago by jackysee
RETURN OF THE CITY STATE (IN A BITCOIN WORLD?)
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16 days ago by maoxian
The end of a 🌎of nation-states may be upon us

(But what happens when states fail, eg Oklahoma, in the meantime?)
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17 days ago by danhon
Die Rückkehr der Stadtstaaten?
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17 days ago by aderieg
Die Rückkehr der Stadtstaaten?
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17 days ago by joha04
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for…
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17 days ago by TuckerMax
If you’d been born 1,500 years ago in southern Europe, you’d have been convinced that the Roman empire would last forever. It had, after all, been around for 1,000 years. And yet, following a period of economic and military decline, it fell apart. By 476 CE it was gone. via Pocket
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18 days ago by archizoo