In a speech drafted but never delivered in the waning weeks of the 1980 campaign, Reagan was to say: "The overriding question is not one of Left or Right. It is one of reversing the flow of power and control to ever more remote institutions."
His critique of concentrated power is still relevant today.
Governments never want to give up power.
The death and life of a great American urbanist
Meet the developers behind Blockstack, who are using blockchain technology to reconfigure the web. It’ll make NSA mass data collection impossible.
A look back at the idea that small is beautiful
The candidate who told an audience of cops that he'd abolish the New York Police Department
Elinor Ostrom and the case against centralization
A new book offers some decent ideas for revitalizing the Motor City—but it doesn't go far enough.
The long decline of the decentralist political tradition
The "Points of Light" program and the path not taken
John McClaughry's memoirs
Ten signposts, past and present, to the coming decentralized political order
Business improvement districts don't fit our ordinary categories.
One mayor's attempt to create active citizens
Where little platoons and little governments meet