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The Problem with Open Borders

On this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss immigration. While many libertarians have adopted an absolutist open borders position on immigration, there are a number of other factors that should be considered. Ryan and Tho look at the case of small states and the issues raised by government intervention.

Why Open Borders Don’t Work for Small Countries” by Ryan McMaken:

Mises on Nationalism, the Right of Self-Determination, and the Problem of Immigration” by Joseph T. Salerno:

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