Category: Secession


By Keith Preston The federal system collapses like the USSR/Warsaw Pact. Minorities of Reds/Blues are behind enemy lines. Migration like the India/Pakistan partition begins. Massive violence happens. Hundreds of warring factions emerge like Syria and Lebanon. Another possibility would be a situation like Northern Ireland during the time […]

How It Might Should Be Done

This guy gets it.  Some of his talks are available on YouTube. Idris Robinson, Ill Will August 16th, 2020 The following is a transcript of a talk delivered in Seattle on July 20, 2020, lightly-edited by the author for readability. A video recording produced by Red May is […]

The Case for Secession

By Michael Warren Davis, The American Conservative The best reason for breaking up the states is also the most obvious: there’s way too many of them. The idea that one government can effectively govern 300 million people spread over 4 million square miles and worth about $23 trillion […]

Sea-Ceding in Florida

By Joe Quick, Seasteading Institute A new nation based on freedom and natural rights is currently being founded right in your backyard! If you are ready to stop arguing and start seasteading, join Atlas Island and be a part of sea-cession. Atlas Island is a clear three stage […]

Nebraska becomes the first state to say they will NOT comply with Biden’s snooping plan to have banks report every transaction over $600 to the IRS

More pan-secessionism in action. So far this hasn’t passed. By Morgan Phillips, Politics Reporter For Dailymail.Com ‘If the Biden administration sues me, we will take it all the way to the Supreme Court,’ state treasurer John Murante said  The proposal, backed by $79 billion in additional funding, would […]

America: Love It Or Leave It

By Kaia Hubbard, US News and World Report Long-standing political divisions within states are being heightened in a hyper-partisan climate, fueling secession movements across the country as walking away is looking easier than coming together. When three rural Maryland counties recently threatened to secede from the state, citing […]

The Shock of Victory

This is a 2009 article from the late anarchist anthropologist David Graeber, who died last year,  and who was probably as influential as any anarchist in the 21st century so far. I am posting this because the third section of this piece, the discussion of anarchism in the […]

Springtime of Nations: Tigray

By Charlie Lee Springtime of Nations When Classical Liberalism first gained prominence as a political movement in Europe and the Western Hemisphere in general, the ideology was closely tied to national struggles for independence against large empires. Aside from the liberal nature of the American Revolution, the wars […]

Springtime of Nations: Puerto Rico

By Charlie Lee, Springtime of Nations The face of socialism in America is the fiery Puerto Rican congresswoman, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. One of her many publicity stunts involved attacking Donald Trump and the Republicans for the lethargic pace of cleanup and aid efforts after Hurricane Maria struck the […]

Springtime of Nations: Bougainville

By Charlie Lee, Springtime of Nations All of our previous entries in this series have discussed current and therefore not yet successful struggles against imperialist states. Today however, we get to talk about a movement that fought for secession and won. This week, Bougainville. You probably haven’t heard […]

State-Level Secession Isn’t Enough. The States Themselves Must be Radically Decentralized.

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute Florida governor Ron DeSantis last month signed new legislation largely banning the use of vaccine mandates by either private entities or local governments. The new legislation also reinforces the DeSantis administration’s overall efforts to prevent local governments from imposing mask mandates as well. Most […]

Florida will consider removing itself from OSHA, banning employer vaccine mandates in special legislative session

Florida removing itself from OSHA is an interesting example of moderate, intermediary-level pan-secessionism. By Jim Turner, Orlando Weekly The Florida House and Senate on Monday rolled out proposals for a special legislative session next week that will focus on opposing COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates. A series of […]

Could America split up?

This article was written in the summer of 2020 during the George Floyd riots. By Damon Linker, The Week All week I’ve been haunted by a brief few seconds of video posted on Twitter late Sunday night by a student journalist in Eugene, Oregon. Two men face off […]