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Newsletter Nr. #15 – December 2020

Dear readers, The Free Private Cities idea is spreading in a very healthy manner. You can now contribute directly by participating in our first Story Contest; we recently held the first Ambassadors & Advisors Conference in Monaco; we also give an update on Tipolis Corporation and the Free Private Cities Foundation. As announced in the…

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A Real Contract needs Mutual Consent

Imagine you lived in a system where you were required to buy a car. The car’s body, interior and engine have been preselected for you by a monopoly provider who also sets the price. There’s no negotiation. You have to pay their price. Now if that seems strange, just replace the words “seller” with “government”…

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Requirements for establishing an Ideal Free Private City

In the ideal case a Free Private City needs the following autonomy rights: 1) BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL FREEDOM: The Free Private City has the power to regulate business and commercial law at its own discretion. This includes labor law, building law and environmental law regulations, which facilitate the establishment and implementation of companies. This also…

Free Private Cities and western States in direct Comparison

    Federal Republic of Germany Free Private City Relationship between individual-community Superordination/subordination relationship (Authority – Subject). Parties on an equal footing (Customer – Service provider). Legal position of the individual Established in the Constitution and in individual laws, which may be amended at any time by the public authorities or interpreted differently than previously.…

Is a Free Private City something for me?

Ladies and Gentlemen, You may be wondering whether a Free Private City is an option for you as a new home. The answer is: it depends. There are people who, knowing their own fallibility, want to live the one life they have in liberty, self-determination and on their own responsibility. Who want to spend their…

Free Private Cities as complete LEAP Zones

Gone are the times in which a simple tax cut created prosperity. There are currently more than 3.000 Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in operation worldwide. 153 countries, or 80% of all countries, already have some kind of special zone¹. For this reason, the mere creation of a special zone with tax and customs relief is…

A Framework for Spontaneous Order

The approach of Free Private Cities is to counter the hypercomplexity of the modern era by simple, robust frameworks and not by complex laws, which then again have unexpected side effects and offer various loopholes for abuse and exploitation. Only a simple regulatory framework that offers sufficient space for the emergence of spontaneous orders can…

A Revolution in Human Coexistence

Now imagine a system in which a private company as a “government service provider” offers you protection of life, liberty and property. This service includes internal and external security, a legal and regulatory framework and independent dispute resolution. You pay a contractually fixed fee for these services per year. The government service provider, as the…