Decentralization and Secession

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3 Things to Remember on Independence Day

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. History

Blog07/03/2017
Independence Day is not a celebration of "America." It's a commemoration of secession and armed revolt.

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Week in Review: July 1, 2017

Decentralization and SecessionHealthLabor and WagesLegal SystemMoney and Banking

Blog06/30/2017
Janet Yellen and her colleagues continue to ignore the consequences of their own actions,

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Is America Really Coming Apart, As Charles Murray Suggests?

Decentralization and Secession

Blog06/27/2017
A recognition that politics won't solve America's cultural divide means even some conservatives are embracing more radical decentralization.

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If We Want "Unity," Government Must Become Weaker

Decentralization and SecessionMonopoly and CompetitionPolitical Theory

Blog06/23/2017
The problem of majorities oppressing minorities becomes worse the larger the government becomes. The answer is to make the state weaker.

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What If Taxpayers Could Choose if Taxes Went to the State Level or Federal Level?

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and Spending

Blog06/15/2017
Tax returns should contain a check-off box where taxpayers can decide to send their taxes to state and local levels instead of Washington, DC.

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Decentralize the Welfare State

Decentralization and SecessionPovertyTaxes and Spending

Blog05/25/2017
What if the US welfare state was broken up into 50 pieces and the states dole out all that money to low-income residents instead?

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Mises on Nationalism, the Right of Self-Determination, and the Problem of Immigration

Decentralization and SecessionWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog03/28/2017
Mises did not see immigration in terms of pure economics, but assessed it from the viewpoint of a classical liberal regime of private property.

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Make Every State a Sanctuary State

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog01/31/2017
California says it may refuse to enforce federal immigration laws. But why stop with immigration laws? Many other federal laws should be ignored, too.

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No Country Should Be Bigger Than This

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionPolitical TheoryPrivate Property

Blog01/13/2017
Even if we agreed that states can provide certain amenities of value, state powers still become dangerously prone to abuse the larger the state grows.

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