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The Shape Of Our Time

Adam Gopnik explores the differences between patriotism and nationalism and questions why the politics of nationalism appear irresistible today.

Adam Gopnik revisits a much explored subject - the differences between patriotism and nationalism.

In the light of the events of the past year, he questions why the politics of nationalism appear irresistible today.

He wonders "if we cannot now see that patriotism and nationalism have a more fluid, a more organic, a more connected relationship that we might want to imagine".

Producer: Adele Armstrong.

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