Ryan McMaken: The Brexit Earthquake

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lass=”” >Ryan McMaken, editor of Mises.org, joins Jeff Deist to figure out what the shocking Brexit vote really means. Are secession movements and political decentralization always good for liberty? Why do some libertarians disagree? Why does the Left love centralized state power, when in fact progressives could enact their entire agenda here and now—if only in certain states like California? Is a growing tide of anti-globalist sentiment necessarily bad for Hillary and good for Trump? And, will Brexit lead to much bigger implosions, such as an actual Eurozone nation leaving the EU and resurrecting its old currency?

For further reading see Murray Rothbard’s article “Nations by Consent: Decomposing the Nation-State” (https://mises.org/library/nations-con…) and Ryan McMaken’s book ‘Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre’ (https://mises.org/library/commie-cowb…).