POSTS BY Monica W. Varsanyi

From De Facto Urban Citizenship to Open Borders

I will take Rainer Bauböck’s closing words as my point of departure and offer an answer that is less predictive and normative, and more empirical. I agree with his assertion that we need a robust urban citizenship. I would suggest that we already have some important examples of urban citizenship that challenge and complement national citizenship in crucial ways and it is important to shine a light on those examples to chart a course forward.

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