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The Hoppean Strategy for Libertarian Secession


"A modern liberal-libertarian strategy of secession should take its cues from the European Middle Ages when, from about the twelfth until well into the seventeenth century (with the emergence of the modern central state), Europe was characterized by the existence of hundreds of free and independent cities, interspersed into a predominantly feudal social structure.  By choosing this model and striving to create a U.S. punctuated by a large and increasing number of territorially disconnected free cities--a multitude of Hong Kongs, Singapores, Monacos, and Liechtensteins strewn out over the entire continent--two otherwise unattainable but central objectives can be accomplished."

—Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Democracy:  The God That Failed

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