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Griffiths Comments on Secession Movements in the US in CSM Article

February 3, 2022

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Ryan Griffiths


arely has there been a time in American history without some kind of active secession movement, but calls for separation today are often more fragmented. Ryan Griffiths, associate professor of political science, says many of these groups are too small even for his database. "Where they are particularly impractical that’s often a sign that there’s an alternative thing going on,” says Griffiths. “It’s virtue signaling or maybe it’s identity signaling.” Read more in the Christian Science Monitor article, "Can new boundaries create better neighbors? Secession picks up steam." 


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