Edward Burt lives in Kingston, NY, where he teaches, writes, and has the pleasure of working on a seed farm in the summertime. He is a student of philosophy with special loves for secret facts, science fictions, and all things SF.
While it has most recently found expression among far right movements, nationalism has also been a principle tool for revolutionaries ranging from Gandhi to Malcolm X. In this Olio we’ll take a look at how nationalist ideologies are structured and what they are supposed to produce. With those structures in mind, we’ll work to identify some differences between conservative and anti-colonialist nationalisms.