Citizenship: In praise of a second or third passport | The Economist

Citizenship: In praise of a second or third passport | The Economist.

Citizenship

In praise of a second (or third) passport

Multiple identities are natural. Citizenship laws should catch up

SEEN from the state’s point of view, multiple citizenship is at best untidy and at worst a menace.

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But life is more complicated than that. Loyalty to political entities need not be exclusive: indeed, it often overlaps. […] Teutons may be proud to be simultaneously Bavarian, German and European.

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2 responses to “Citizenship: In praise of a second or third passport | The Economist

  1. Pit

    What serious misconceptions and biased language for a magazine as renowned as The Economist!
    Why call Germans “Teutons”, with all the negative connotations that word implies? And since when can have Bavarians their own passports? Not that some of them don’t dream of Bavaria as a separate state any more. But the last time I checked it, Bavaria was still a state of the Federal Republic of Germany. And I don’t know of any (United States of) Europe that issue their own passports either.
    So, what’s the meaning of this nonsense in The Economist?

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