Sectarian Conflict And Why We Should Care About Constitutional Design

Leiden, a.d. prid. Kal. Oct. MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C., The list of ethno-religious civil wars is long, too long. To name but a few, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Syria, Libya, Sudan, Rwanda, but also Switzerland and the UK, have all suffered, or are still suffering from sectarian conflict. The first five countries were all autocracies when civil strife occurred, introducing fair and... Continue Reading →

Independència/ Unthirldom: How Devolution Reinforced the Independence Movements

Leiden, a.d. XVII Kal. Oct. MMDCCLXVIII A.U.C., Yesterday were Catalonia's parliamentary elections. Several parties ran on a separatist platform, some of which are united in Junts pel Sí (Together for Yes, JxSí). JxSí has framed these parliamentary elections as a de facto referendum on Catalan independence. If a majority had voted for JxSí, President Mas, affiliated with... Continue Reading →

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