Libertarian Open Borders: Oxymoron in Theory and Practice

by Bionic Mosquito

Angela Merkel’s open borders policy continues to pay dividends in the destruction of open borders as a libertarian concept. But before I come to “practice,” I will revisit “theory.”


There is no “state” in libertarian theory. The only “borders” are the borders that divide private property, one privately-owned parcel from another.

Libertarian theory does not recognize open borders when it comes to property. The property is private and exclusionary. Is your property open to anyone who wants to come on it? Now, this doesn’t mean “closed” is the only other possibility. Is your property closed to everyone?

Continue Reading at…