Paul Kingsnorth makes a lively but critically flawed case for Brexit as an opportunity for “relocalising Britain” (Small Is Still Beautiful, Resurgence & Ecologist November/December 2016), and his vision certainly isn’t shared by every writer he cites.

Leopold Kohr, for example, was acutely aware of the importance of federations in providing infrastructure within and across regions/nations, and his thinking is as valid today as it was in 1957. (See, for example, Union Through Division in The Breakdown of Nations, an idea he developed in my film Gorau ...


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