[LMB] Ethnic and civic nations

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Sun Dec 2 19:47:04 GMT 2012


Howard Brazee scripsit:

> It's interesting to be in an English sub-area in Quebec, being part
> of the country's majority, but the provence's minority.

Indeed.  But note that the PQ isn't trying to expel you; they're even
in favor of preserving some entrenched anglophone rights.  They just
want you to speak French, eat poutine, and swear "Tabarnac!"  Like the
SNP and Plaid Cymru, they are a civic nationalist party.

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