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DICKEY: U.S. NATIONALISM RUN AMOK
I spent the early morning yesterday in my Paris apartment re-reading George Orwell's long essay, "Notes on Nationalism." It was written in 1945, but seemed the right thing for this year's Fourth of July when so many expressions of nationalism are in the air: the relatively benign World Cup competition, the blood-soaked tension between the Palestinians and Israelis and the ferocious violence of the war in Iraq.
BY CHRISTOPHER DICKEY ON 7/5/06 AT 1:00 AM