A collection of links to some of my previous writings on these topics, which I think remain relevant today.
Vladimir Putin's annexation plan is indefensible on both legal and moral grounds. Some of the reasons why have broader implications for normative theories of secession and self-determination.
Anarchy in New Hampshire? Unfortunately, not quite.
Upcoming Virtual Event on "Crossing Borders, Breaking Borders: New Ideas About Migration, Secession, and Political Freedom"
The event is co-sponsored by the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and the Law and Economics Center at George Mason University.
In this post, I link to their responses and offer a brief rejoinder to Waters.
The Declaration of Independence advocates a polity based on universal principles of liberty and equality, not ethnic nationalism. We would do well to remember those principles today.
Borders offer a wonderful opportunity to evade high taxes and restrictive rules.
There's growing tolerance for splitting off chunks of what our social studies teachers insisted was an "indivisible" union.
Proposal to break Golden State into 3 yanked from the ballot.
The initiative could be reinstated for the 2020 election, however, if the Court concludes that its inclusion does not violate California law.
The Declaration of Independence makes the case for a political system based on universal principles of liberty and equality, not ethnic nationalism. Those principles are as relevant as ever in our troubled times.
A rural inland group wants to split from the coastal communities and from Sacramento.
If anything, it will make independence more attractive.
The NAACP has filed an appeal to stop the secession, on the grounds that race was an underlying factor in creating the new school district.
Organizer decides he wants to continue to live in Russia.
How long can anger over Trump's election sustain activism?
A secession movement thinks (incorrectly) the state is just one big progressive playground.
Former Free State Project head named president of even-more-out-there group!
Will Northern California become the nation's 51st state?
Climate-change fears don't always lead to calls for centralization.
Weekly Standard: Scottish Independence May Sound Harmless, But Just Wait Til the RUSSIAN SUBMARINES Arrive
For aficionados of anti-independence scaremongering.
Scotland gave the world the Enlightenment. It's time for the modern heirs of Adam Smith and David Hume to claim their freedom.