Decentralization and Secession

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Put Your Hope In Radical Decentralization

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Do not put your trust in democracy, but neither should you trust in a dictatorship. Rather, put your hope into radical political decentralization.

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The US Should Have 10,000 Members of Congress

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The ballooning size of legislative districts in the US is just one more illustration of how the United States is too large.

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Claudio Grass on Swiss Decentralization and Double Majorities

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When used properly, and when restrained by the prevalence of a relatively laissez-faire ideology, democracy can indeed work as a brake on government power.

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Anarchism and Radical Decentralization Are the Same Thing

Decentralization and Secession


Those who wish to portray Ludwig von Mises as the "moderate" one, compared to the more radical Murray Rothbard, will often point out that Mises was no "anarchist". This assertion, however, runs into trouble when we consider Mises's comments in Liberalism.

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Why Europe Must Decentralize

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

The reaction to the failure of the Schengen Area offers one example of the centralist impulse within the EU, but for another illustration of of how the EU works, we need look no further than the EU's reaction to Poland's recent elections.

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In the 19th Century, Non-Citizens in the US Could Vote in 22 States and Territories

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History


In the 19th century, many western states gave the vote to non-citizens, and by using their control over who could vote, states indirectly controlled citizenship standards in the United States.

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The Myth of America's "Stingy" Welfare State

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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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Michael Boldin: How Decentralization Could Work

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Michael Boldin and Jeff Deist discuss the realities standing in the way of creating a more politically decentralized America.

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Nations by Consent

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12/09/2017The Journal of Libertarian Studies
If we deconstruct the modern nation-state, we shall reduce the scope of government power, the importance of voting and the extent of social conflict.

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