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Healthcare Federalism and Disparities Among the States

Allison Whelan examines how state restrictions on pharmaceuticals approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration contribute to disparities in health-care access. She contends that…

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The Covid Pandemic and Political Competition Among German States

A group of scholars explore the "political competition" among German state leaders to benefit the most from announced and actually implemented measures to combat the Covid…

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Brexit and Northern Ireland’s Constitutional Future

C.R.G. Murray and Etain Tannam consider Northern Ireland's post-Brexit future and suggest that non-zero sum policies are still possible and should be explored. Read…

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Review of Federalism in the United Kingdom

David Melding, a long-serving member of the Welsh Parliament, has written an article titled, "Federalism, Union, and Secession." Read more here.

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Is Canada “Disintegrating”?

In an op-ed, Andrew Coyne decries the "disintegration of a national consciousness" that he asserts is occurring as provinces increasingly "thumb their noses at…

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James Buckley and “Saving Congress from itself” 

Chris Edwards writes on the passing of federal judge and U.S. senator James Buckley that Buckley's Saving Congress from Itself is "a great introduction…

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Federalism and Climate Change Event

The World Federalist Movement has announced a live and Zoom event titled, "The Climate Crisis and World Federalism," to be held November 12. Read…

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Localities and Secession

Alan Ehrenhalt explores what he terms the "quixotic efforts" of counties and localities to secede from the state where they are located. Read more…

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Immigration and IGSAs

Amanda Z. Sin contends that the use of intergovernmental service agreements (IGSAs) is a fundamentally flawed way for the U.S. government to carry out…

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An “Imbalanced Federation” in Canada?

Olivier Jacques explores differing "cost pressures, retrenchment capacities and revenue constraints" between the federal government and the provinces that, he asserts, could "reshape Canadian federalism…

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Hong Kong’s Basic Law and National Security Legislation

Feng Lin and Mengtian Fei write that despite China's claims to be a unitary nation, some scholars have argued that it functions as a…

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Demand for Fully Implemented Federalism in Nepal

In an op-ed, Khim Lal Devkota calls for a speedier implementation of the nation's system of federalism. He suggests that the will of the…

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Legislative Constitutionalism and Federal Indian Law

Maggie Blackhawk writes that the case study of federal Indian law offers a path to recognize "Congress's ability to offer distinctive constitutional reforms." Read more…

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