New articles, Thursday 26th March

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Nation States were NOT invented by the Peace of Westphalia, which merely left Germany in a fragmented state.  Nation states existed long before that.  The idea came from university Departments of Political Science, and is not supported by any historians I’ve come across.

The Brixton Riots of 1987.  Why they were basically reformist and probably eased the development of multiracialism.

Why the Web never evaded government control.  (An article published in 2000, when almost everyone believed it was beyond control.

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