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Decentralization and SecessionPoverty
Some states have proposed overturning laws that ban local governments from using housing policies like rent control. Rent control is terrible, but there's no reason to believe state governments ought to dictate housing policy to local governments.
Decentralization and Secession
"Free private cities" are similar to microstates but are based on the idea of explicit contractual agreements between residents and the city government. How would these entities function?
Decentralization and SecessionStrategyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics
Yoram Hazony’s critique of Hayek highlights interesting fissures in theories of political economy on the Right.
Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory
Some states are passing laws where majority approval is found in just a handful of counties. This means just one or two regions of large states are forcing laws on the rest.
Big GovernmentDecentralization and Secession
Decentralisation should not stop at Brexit. Federalism is a sustainable answer to Britain’s constitutional problems.
Decentralization and SecessionStrategy
Being so small, Liechtenstein's government must provide services in a way that make it attractive to its citizens, many of whom could easily invest their wealth elsewhere.
Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory
Hayek’s theory of knowledge cautions against grand designs based on the alleged expertise of a select class of people.
Decentralization and SecessionWorld HistoryPolitical Theory
In Nation, State, and Economy, Ludwig von Mises offered a radical alternative to the prevalent models for solving national conflicts.
Decentralization and SecessionWorld History
In a way, the separation of the Czechs and Slovaks was like Brexit and the UK’s 1980s privatizations combined, only a lot more complicated.
Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingPolitical Theory
It costs more to run a campaign in a large jurisdiction than a small one. Making districts and states smaller would reduce the role of money in politics.