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The Prospects for Soft Secession in America

AnarchyAnti-PoliticsDecentralization and SecessionLibertarianismLegal SystemProperty Rights


Is this trend toward soft secession necessarily illiberal? Is the potential for creating more states or political subdivisions, even if smaller and less sclerotic, moving us further from an idealized Hoppean private community model?

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The Colonization Cost Theory of Anarchic Emergence

AnarchyWorld History

11/19/2021Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
When the State faces high costs of colonizing land, it may allow anarchic settlement, then appropriate it. Two cases of Russian religious sects demonstrate this.
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Reflections on Legal Polycentrism

AnarchyDecentralization and SecessionPlanningStrategy

02/13/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Much of the resistance to libertarian anarchic proposals stems from a genuine inability on the part of one’s audience to entertain such proposals as serious alternatives to the status quo.
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