A new haven for Freemen?

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A new haven for Freemen?

Postby The Observer » Fri May 01, 2015 6:56 pm

A new micro-nation has popped up, similar to Sealand, but this time in the Balkans. And as usual, there are the typical legal and constitutional issues, especially since the physical location happens to be in Croatia and Serbia, two nations that are recognized as such.

Perhaps an Croatian-Serbian alliance, despite the two countries' long history of antagonism to each other, will end Liberland quickly.
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Re: A new haven for Freemen?

Postby davids » Sun May 03, 2015 7:21 pm

I'm gonna say no. There is a distinction to be made between libertarianism and minarchy, and voluntarism/agorism/anarchy on the other. Freemen are by and large agorists and anarchists who sometimes associate with libertarianism because it is the closest thing to it which gains any recognition from 99% of humanity.

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Re: A new haven for Freemen?

Postby Fmotlgroupie » Sun May 03, 2015 8:41 pm

I'm also going to say no. I only hope that shutting this little idea down is a chance for the governments to work together and not a source of friction (how nice for a couple of outsiders to come down to the Former Yugoslavia and create a potential flashpoint. They knew exactly what the locals needed :sarcasmon: )

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Re: A new haven for Freemen?

Postby The Observer » Sat May 09, 2015 7:14 pm

And now Liberland is declaring that it will become a tax haven...
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Re: A new haven for Freemen?

Postby Pottapaug1938 » Sat May 09, 2015 7:49 pm

This "country" reminds me of a short story I read about 50 years ago, entitled "Election Fiesta in Ultra". The premise was that Ultra showed up as part of Switzerland on French maps, and as part of France on Swiss maps; so the people of Ultra lived almost completely on their own.
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Re: A new haven for Freemen?

Postby The Observer » Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:32 pm

Almost a year later, Liberland is still not in operation but its founder is claiming it soon will be.
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Re: A new haven for Freemen?

Postby JamesVincent » Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:57 pm

There's nothing to stop us.


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