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Decentralization Is a Step toward Self-Determination

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Tags Decentralization and Secession

04/07/2021Ryan McMaken

Ludwig von Mises understood that locally based governance "follows necessarily from the principle of the rights of man.” And it's why Rothbard supported secession and local governance right down to the most local level possible. 

Original Article: "Decentralization Is a Step toward Self-Determination"

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