Instead of looking to centralize government, what if
we looked to microstates for the answers to our current woes?
The existence of several successful microstates within Europe has given credence to the notion that small countries with limited governments actually work. Microstates are well situated to protect the fundamental rights of citizens and provide a better regulatory environment for entrepreneurs. Especially now, in the time of economic crisis and strain across the European continent, solutions are needed. Rather than further centralizing government in the wake of crisis, what if we look to microstates for answers? For that purpose, the “Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom” and “European Students for Liberty” propose the “Microstate Conference” on the Greek island of Crete in the beautiful city of Chania. Continue reading