By Alvaro Vargas Llosa | Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 9:15 AM PST | Comments Off on A Few Thoughts on Catalonia
The Catalan independence movement has drawn some support among libertarians. From a theoretical standpoint, any group’s attempt to break away from a larger political entity is hard to argue with. Ultimately, though, the principle of self-determination, taken to its logical extreme, would mean dissolving the state and replacing it with voluntary associations. Which is...
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