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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TNM Unveils Reorganization of Local Groups to Drive TEXIT Forward

The Texas Nationalist Movement is excited to announce a significant reorganization of our local...

Texas GOP Adopts TNM-Led Measure to Ban Out-of-State Campaign Contributions

Texas GOP Secures Election Integrity by Banning Out-of-State ContributionsIn another win for the Texas...

Historians Are the Last People to Ask About The Future of Texas

In the debate over Texas independence, many voices clamor for attention. Politicians, economists, activists,...

Texas Secessionists Win GOP Backing for Independence Vote: ‘Major Step’ | Newsweek

The Republican Party of Texas is calling for a referendum on whether the state "should reassert its status as an independent nation" as a "legislative priority" in the next session of the Texas legislature.