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Federalism

A Political Theory for Our Time

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Edited By Lucio Levi, Giampiero Bordino and Antonio Mosconi

This volume is a collection of essays published between 1999 and 2015 in the review The Federalist Debate. The book highlights the issue of federalism intended as a theoretical paradigm to interpret the major problems of our age, and in particular the issues of peace and war in a world characterized by an uncontrolled globalization.

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The Birth of Federal Union

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Charles KIMBER

Federal Union was born in September 1938 at the time of ‘Munich’; by anger out of desperation.

‘Munich’ finally forced everyone to declare themselves. One side saw Chamberlain’s journeys and signature as a brave action, vindicating his policy of appeasement. We and our children should be eternally grateful; war had been averted. The other side saw it as a shameful surrender in a long line of surrenders. Antagonisms became passionate: long-time friends stopped speaking to each other, families became divided. And Hitler ranted on regardless.

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