Liberty and Free Cities
We reviewed the role that "free cities" have played in the development of liberty as well as the prospects for the creation of "free cities" in the world today.
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Chart "Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India, Indonesia & Taiwan Per Capita GDP Relative to US (%)" showing trends from 1820 to 2002. Author: Robert H. Nelson.
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