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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…

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…

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…

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…