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Bob Murphy Show Ep 73 – Titus Gebel Discusses His Legal Proposals for Free Private Cities

Titus Gebel joined Robert Murphy on the 73rd episode of the Bob Murphy Show to talk about Free Private Cities. Bob discusses Titus’ proposal and how it differs from other types of abstract libertarian theorizing. You can listen to the discussion through the link below: https://www.bobmurphyshow.com/ep-73-titus-gebel-discusses-his-legal-proposals-for-free-private-cities/

Time for a new Generation of Cities?

“Is it time to revive the age-old tradition of starting [cities] from scratch? That’s the compelling vision presented by Dr. Titus Gebel, founder of Free Private Cities” Is it time for a new generation of cities? The Economic Standard published an article on Titus Gebel’s latest talk in Vienna. Read more at: https://theeconomicstandard.com/time-for-a-new-generation-of-cities/

The Future of Liberalism

“In this way, the privatisation of law — for small, experimental jurisdictions like Free Private Cities — is liberalism’s last mile. Law will come to be tested within an evolutionary fitness landscape. Good law survives.” CapX published an article titled “Free Private Cities: the future of liberalism”, presenting the concept as the next step towards economical…

Live Free at Sea

“Most cruise ships fly the flag of say, Panama or Liberia, and they’re sort of de facto self-governing. Liberia has no capacity to enforce rules on the three and a half thousand ships that fly its flag. So a captain is a de facto dictator. Why doesn’t he become a tyrant? And the answer is…

Rules Without Rulers

Social Evolution published a video on the past, present and future of governance systems. Their view of the future is very similar to ours: “Special Zones will attract people by offering better governance. Startup Societies will provide entrepreneurial solutions, such as private cities that will be less dependent on monopoly states” You can learn more…

Building the Cities of the Future

“With the increased adoption of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), the room for territorially limited experiments in governance is getting bigger. Around the world, almost 80 percent of all countries currently have a SEZ of some kind. Some countries even have multiple SEZs competing with one another. It’s only a matter of time before a private…

Panarchy and Entrepreneurial Cities

“The institutions of society are constantly evolving and new institutional forms are emerging at every moment. Why should we run the risk of applying social innovations to an entire population, as is traditionally done in politics? Entrepreneurial cities and other startup zones, in turn, allow social systems to evolve “on demand,” that is, new institutional…

What We can Learn from Liechtenstein

“We should therefore think about whether a world of a thousand Liechtensteins would not be a better world. Most decisions would be made at the local level and decentralized, serious mistakes would have limited effects, there would be numerous examples of what works and what does not. Due to the multitude of communities alone, there…