The term “citizenism” is not exactly a household word, but it seems to be becoming more current, at least among the EconLog/Open Borders circle of discussants. Good! I am certainly no citizenist myself. In fact, for purposes of the present post, I’d rather not admit what my attitude to citizenism as a meta-ethics is, because … Continue reading The citizenist case for open borders
To simplify somewhat, I don’t care much about terrorism, because it’s too unimportant and ineffective. The statistical risk of dying in a terrorist attack is, in the United States, the West, and most of the rest of the world, negligible, and will be under any reasonably likely scenario. If we’re still driving cars despite thousands … Continue reading The Islamophobic Case for Open Borders
An overview of the migration and border situation between India and Bangladesh, and a proposal for the countries to move towards open borders.
Eight reasons moderates don’t openly discuss the issue of open borders, and what they mean for the case for open borders.
The Hoover Institution recently started a new online journal called Peregrine on immigration to the United States (website, Wikipedia). The journal is part of the Hoover Institution’s Conte Initiative on Immigration Reform. Judging by its inaugural issue, the journal seems to lean in a pro-freer-migration direction, but with a citizenistic focus. In particular, there’s an … Continue reading The inaugural issue of Peregrine, and the citizenistic case for migration liberalization