Decentralization and Secession

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The Civil War: Both Sides Were Wrong

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog03/24/2018

Even if a section of the US were to today secede for some noble reason (i.e., not slavery), the outcome would still likely be invasion and war. 

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Rothbard on National Liberation

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog03/19/2018

Nationalism is not a unitary, monolithic phenomenon. If it is aggressive, we should oppose it; if liberatory, we should favor it. 

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The Future of Government is Smaller

Decentralization and SecessionEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

Blog03/13/2018

In a truly free society, the scope of government easily can be reduced to a much smaller domain than even many friends of freedom often think.

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Jeff Sessions is Wrong: Nothing is "Settled"

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyU.S. HistoryWorld History

Blog03/08/2018

Can political arrangements be dissolved peacefully? Legally? At the ballot box? By any mechanism short of outright violence and civil war?

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The Myth of America's "Stingy" Welfare State

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and Spending

Blog03/02/2018

With welfare, the US outspends Canada and Australia, and is on a par with Switzerland. On government healthcare, the US outspends nearly everyone.

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Brexit Has Reached the Point of No Return

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal Economy

Blog02/10/2018
In the absence of waning UK power in Brussels, the EU is pushing even worse policies than before, making a UK return at this point very unwise.
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From Abortion to Circumcision, Democracy Won't Save Minorities from the Majority

Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog02/09/2018
Not every conflict in values can be solved with democracy or dialogue. Often, it just comes down to the majority trampling the minority.
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Secession Movements in Mexico Challenge Federal Power

Decentralization and SecessionGlobal EconomyWorld History

Blog01/31/2018
Mexican towns and cities are turning to partial secession to fight crime and corruption. Will the central government let them get away with it?
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Before Roe v. Wade, Abortion Had Always Been a State and Local Matter

Decentralization and SecessionLegal SystemU.S. History

Blog01/24/2018
In the late 19th century, anti-abortion activists went to state legislatures for restrictions, while the federal government was mostly ignored.
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The Hanseatic League: An "Empire" of Commerce

Decentralization and SecessionProtectionism and Free TradeWorld History

The prosperous League had no coherent political organization, and there was no clearly defined administrative center or a system for raising taxes.
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