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March 31st, 2015
Episode 131 of 461 episodes
Separatist movements have intensified in Europe in the past few years. A crucial factor has been the economic crisis and crisis of confidence that has gripped the continent. But the call for statehood can, in fact, be heard all over the world. This Big Ideas discussion on separatism interrogates the meaning of sovereignty today. What prospects are there for independence movements in a global era?