I don’t advocate for state secession (all obligations of the federal government would be abrogated…think social security going away), but I believe in the power of decentralized systems to protect freedoms and policy heterogeneity that best meet the needs citizens. This article by the Mises Wire offer a valuable summary of decentralized governmental systems.
State-Level Secession Isn’t Enough. The States Themselves Must be Radically Decentralized. | Mises Wire
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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.
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