From a Shadow Constitution to a Network State

Source: American Institute for Economic Research
by Max Borders

“To those who have been in the startup societies’ space for decades, the dynamics of exit and voice are nothing new. Bob Haywood, for example, has done more to make special jurisdictions a reality than any living person, having a hand in creating Shenzen, Dubai, and many more. But Haywood is quietly effective, so he may never get the Nobel Peace Prize he deserves. Balaji Srinivasan has become startup societies’ most outspoken champion, a rogue intellectual spreading the gospel of competitive governance. Srinivasan’s main contribution to the space is his insistence that new jurisdictions should start by networking people in the cloud around a moral mission (Satoshi smiles).” (11/19/22)