A Patriotism That Is Not Nationalistic?

It doesn’t seem likely, does it? And, as Floyd Abrams says, ‘The left has always had a problem with patriotism.’ His remarks are part of a July Forum at The Nation about the meaning of patriotism in our time. Such patriots are sorely needed and in too short supply. Here, as a sidebar, is the text of George Orwell’s essay “Notes on Nationalism.”