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…

Not an Utopia, a Business Idea

In a Free Private City, everyone is the Sovereign of Himself who, by voluntary agreement, has concluded a genuine contract with a more or less ordinary service provider, the Citizens’ Contract. Both parties have the same formal rights and are therefore legally on an equal footing. The relationship between authority and subject is replaced by…

Private Governance as a Service

With the addition of many Free Private Cities to today’s states, there would be healthy competition to force all societies to meet certain minimum standards for the benefit of their citizens, because in such a world there would be great competition for the citizens. This will lead to an increase in the quality of public…

A Life without Politics is possible

Free Private Cities are, apart from the relationship to the host state and to the outside world, non-political societies. Everyone knows his rights and obligations. It is known from the outset that it is not possible to impose one’s own values upon others. The legitimacy of this system is beyond question. After all, each individual…

A Rethink in Governance is Necessary

“To draw this to a close, the advantages that contractual governance could bring to existing legal systems are enormous, but the main one is the transition from a ruler-subject to a service provider-costumer relation, essentially turning governance into a market. With market competition and cooperation in place, more experimentation and adaptation will lead to a…