|by Nick Giambruno, Senior Editor | May 13, 2015|
When I first heard Doug Casey talk about a World Service Authority passport, I thought it was a joke.
The WSA travel document looks like a passport, but there’s one enormous difference… it’s not issued by any government. Anyone in the world can apply for one.
The concept is based on the UN Declaration of Human Rights, which states that “everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own.”
There is merit to this.
Of course, this isn’t an endorsement of the UN. I dislike bureaucracies of any sort… especially entrenched ones with a global reach.
We shouldn’t need to have the UN certify that we have a fundamental human right to travel. It’s a self-evident truth. But that’s not how the modern passport system works.
In order to travel, you need a…
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