Patriotism vs. Nationalism

In the remembrance ceremony commemorating the centennial of World War I last year, French President Emmanuel Macron condemned nationalism as a “betrayal of patriotism”. Today, patriotism often gets a bad wrap because of its perceived similarities to ‘nationalism’. Before the Trumpian era, patriotism used to be considered a positive thing. So where’s the line between patriotism and nationalism?

Dr. Ian Collinson, Lecturer at the Department of Media, Music, Communication, and Cultural Studies joined the Drive to discuss.


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