Lant Pritchett doubts that charter cities can do much to help the developing world.
Tom W. Bell says that in special economic zones, the secret to success is competition in governance.
Professor Sarah Moser is skeptical of libertarians' interest in special economic zones, startup cities, and seasteads.
A panel of experts discuss special economic zones and the rules needed for a new or emerging city to succeed.
Expressing racist nonsense is one thing; expressing it as a free speech martyr or a great defender of liberal democratic ideals is another.
Jonathan Rauch says that while we may like to regulate speech, finding the right people to do it is a daunting problem.