• I am against nationalism, and I am against patriotism. They are both the dark side. It is time not simply to redefine a kinder-and-gentler patriotism, but to sweep away the notion and acknowledge it as morally, politically, and intellectually bankrupt. It is time to scrap patriotism.

    Robert Jensen (2004). “Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity”, p.39, City Lights Books