After Nationalism: Being American in an Age of Division

June 2, 2021

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Samuel Goldman, professor of political science, examines the upward trend of nationalism in the Western World by highlighting the contemporary challenges to any national level social cohesion.  Goldman notes how most of today's nationalists fail to understand the potentially troubling consequences of a renewed nationalism.  In order to ensure the general welfare in America, the future of unity lies in embracing differences as a fundamental  component of American society and political projects grounded in local communities.