Decentralization and Secession

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Repealing the 17th Amendment Won't Fix the Senate

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/13/2016

Repealing the 17th Amendment will not change the US Senate into a hotbed of decentralizers and free-marketers.

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Decentralize the Elections

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog10/04/2016

The federal government is using the threat of foreign hackers as an excuse to further nationalize elections in the United States.

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Decentralize the Military: Why We Need Independent Militias

Decentralization and SecessionThe Police StateU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

Blog07/29/2016

A "well-regulated militia," controlled by the states, was once considered essential to providing a counterweight against federal power.

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Decentralize the Nuclear Arsenals

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

Blog07/26/2016

With the American state broke and deeply in debt, it is just a matter of time until nuclear proliferation spreads to Japan, Germany, and South Korea.

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Put Your Hope In Radical Decentralization

Big GovernmentDecentralization and SecessionStrategyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog07/17/2016

Do not put your trust in democracy, but neither should you trust in a dictatorship. Rather, put your hope into radical political decentralization.

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The US Should Have 10,000 Members of Congress

Decentralization and SecessionU.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog06/29/2016

The ballooning size of legislative districts in the US is just one more illustration of how the United States is too large.

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Claudio Grass on Swiss Decentralization and Double Majorities

Decentralization and SecessionTaxes and SpendingWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Blog02/29/2016

When used properly, and when restrained by the prevalence of a relatively laissez-faire ideology, democracy can indeed work as a brake on government power.

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Anarchism and Radical Decentralization Are the Same Thing

Decentralization and Secession

Blog01/29/2016

Those who wish to portray Ludwig von Mises as the "moderate" one, compared to the more radical Murray Rothbard, will often point out that Mises was no "anarchist". This assertion, however, runs into trouble when we consider Mises's comments in Liberalism.

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Why Europe Must Decentralize

Decentralization and SecessionWorld History

Blog01/23/2016
The reaction to the failure of the Schengen Area offers one example of the centralist impulse within the EU, but for another illustration of of how the EU works, we need look no further than the EU's reaction to Poland's recent elections.

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