El Estoque

“Calexit” movement gains momentum

Image courtesy of New York magazine.

Krishna Sunder

March 3, 2017

Secession isn’t new to the U.S. From Virginia’s calls to secession in 1798 to the South during the Civil War, movements for state secession have risen since the creation of the Union. But it wasn’t until after the 2016 election that serious calls for secession re-entered national politics through...