Dr. Matt Qvortrup

Dr. Matthew Qvortrup is Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Coventry University, Visiting Professor at the Australian National University in Canberra, and the acclaimed author of I Want to Break Free: A Practical Guide to Making a New Country. He regularly appears on broadcast media and writes for publications including Philosophy Now, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Guardian and The Times. He also appears as a regular commentator for the BBC, on both radio and television.

The Road to Freedom Through the Ballot Box

Advisory referendums can lead to independence – pragmatic politics trumps legal niceties – this would have implications for Texas “Sure, we can vote for Brexit, but the government would just ignore or, wouldn’t they? I mean, in a representative democracy the legislature is king, right?”...

National Divorce? If States Want To Leave, They Have The Power!

Those opposed to states leaving the Union think it is illegal – they shouldn’t be too sure. Dr. Matt Qvortrup breaks down Texas v White and the arguments against national divorce. The recent British Supreme Court judgment on the Scottish independence referendum...

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Texit in the Old Days

Texas once voted for independence - Many Texans wanted to revert to an independent...

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The Establishment is LYING About Pro-TEXIT Candidates

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Texas Newspaper Issues Warning About Secession | Newsweek

A Texas newspaper issued a warning on Saturday, which is also Texas Independence Day, about the state seceding from the United States as a number of Republican candidates for the Texas House of Representatives and other offices are showing support for it.

TNM’s Nuclear Response To The Dallas Morning News

The Dallas Morning News editorial board used the occasion of Texas Independence Day to...

With ‘Texit,’ some want to make Texas a country, again | France 24

Its advocates say the dramatic move -- loosely inspired by Britain's Brexit from the European Union -- would help resolve a roiling immigration border crisis and a fight with Washington over who controls the border with Mexico.