And he’s pretty darn good!
The free market is filling the gap when budget cuts are closing down government services. And of course they are cheaper, more efficient and more in tune with customer wants and needs.
A former libertarian abandons his dream of a voluntary world and explains the potential worse case scenario after the overnight disappearance of government. The ending will SHOCK you!
There’s a petition at change.org supporting Larry Page and his call for experimental zones, sponsored by the Seasteading Institute. Go sign it now! :)
You should check out Shield Mutual. At least if you live in the U.S. It’s a protection agency whose mission is to defend their customers from state aggression. For now they won’t bust you out of jail using platoons of armed men. But they will help you get a lawyer, media attention, etc. Read more about it on their website.
At least according to FIAS, a part of the world bank. In 2008 they released the report Special Economic Zones: Performance, Lessons learned and Implications for Zone Development.
It concludes that freedom to trade, do business, build, etc. and less regulations is what it takes for a Special Economic Zone to prosper. Shocking, really.
Via Ordning och anarki.
This is an important distinction to bear in mind. There’s a difference between being a democracy and utilizing a democratic process to elect representatives.
Ron Paul is brilliant as usual.