Federalism

Consider the federalism debate. Most libertarians are decentralists; virtually all lefties and many conservatives are centralists. If I had to pick one or the other, I’d side with the decentralist side of this debate. Other things equal, best to go to the smalles jurisdictional version.  Village government is better than city government; city government is better than state government; state government is better than national government;  national government is better than world government;  break  up this vicious institution into the smallest pieces possible. But, I don’t have to pick either side of the centralism decentralism debate. There’s a third side: … Continue reading Federalism