Decentralization and Secession

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The US Supreme Court Is Right to Rule In Favor of Tribal Sovereignty

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog05/28/2019

In two recent cases, Neil Gorsuch joined the "liberal" wing of the Court to side with Indian tribes in enhancing tribal sovereignty. This is a good thing for limiting and decentralizing government power.

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Confronting the Myths about "Arming Teachers"

Decentralization and SecessionLegal System

Blog05/24/2019

There is no evidence that properly trained and armed private citizens would do a worse job than government "law enforcement" personnel in enhancing school safety.

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Political Centralization Ended the Roman Republic

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog04/25/2019

In order to destroy the Republic in favor of empire, the new Roman dictators systematically dismantled the Republic's system of local autonomy and self-rule.

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Rent Control Is Terrible: So Keep it Local

Decentralization and SecessionPoverty

Blog04/03/2019

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.

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Can Free Private Cities Replace the State?

Decentralization and Secession

Blog03/29/2019

"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?

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Was Hayek a One-Worlder?

Decentralization and SecessionStrategyHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

Blog03/27/2019

Yoram Hazony’s critique of Hayek highlights interesting fissures in theories of political economy on the Right.

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The Sheriff Revolt on New Gun Laws Shows Why America Needs More Decentralization

Decentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog03/11/2019

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.

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On Regulation and Centralisation, the UK’s Record Is No Better Than the EU’s

Big GovernmentDecentralization and Secession

Blog03/01/2019

Decentralisation should not stop at Brexit. Federalism is a sustainable answer to Britain’s constitutional problems.

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Why Liechtenstein Works: Self-Determination and Market Governance

Decentralization and SecessionStrategy

Blog12/24/2018

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.

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Hayek's Case for Decentralized Communities

Decentralization and SecessionPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog11/18/2018

Hayek’s theory of knowledge cautions against grand designs based on the alleged expertise of a select class of people. 

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