Does Libertarianism Require Support for Open Borders?

Dave Smith makes the Rothbardian/Hoppean case for government restriction on immigration, arguing that it’s a second-best solution given the undeniable fact of government control of “public” property. Bob plays devil’s advocate to raise possible objections to Dave’s framework.

Rothbard, “Nations by Consent”:
Hans-Hermann Hoppe, “On Free Immigration and Forced Integration”:
Bryan Caplan, “A Radical Case for Open Borders”:
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