Property Rights
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Government Is the Main Problem, Say a Record Number of Americans

– February 26, 2019

It’s a pretty strange time for conservatives suddenly to decide they like government, and the worst imaginable time for the Left to celebrate the state as never before. Based on the attitudes of the public alone, we ought to be seeing the opposite from both sides.

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Free Enterprise, Free Markets, Property Rights, Socialism
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Why Buildings are Collapsing in Cuba

– December 12, 2018

To save lives by ensuring that large-scale, sophisticated repairs for dilapidated buildings are swiftly and efficiently undertaken, the Cuban government must free the market for capital goods.

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Daily Economy News, Free Enterprise, Gold, History, Peace, Property Rights
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Voting Is Not Self-Expression

– October 24, 2018

Voting may be many things, but the least of them is self-expression. Conceding the sufficiency of multi-billion dollar political contests among highly vetted, meticulously-coached candidates is a guaranteed road to self-negation.

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Free Markets, Property Rights, Regulation
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Nobel Roundup 2018

– October 10, 2018

Markets do not fail so much as courage and imaginations do.

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Property Rights, Regulation
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Speak Not of Legislation as Law

– September 24, 2018

Particular laws can be undesirable, and legislation often serves useful purposes. Nevertheless, legislation is not law. So the common habit of using “law” and “legislation” as synonyms sows much confusion.

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Property Rights
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Three Undeniable Problems with Anti-Gouging Laws

– September 15, 2018

Anti-Price Gouging Laws are either useless or harmful.

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Property Rights
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Taylor Swift: Heroine for Property Rights

– July 18, 2018

Swift has used her celebrity and art to stand up to bullies, whether they be corporations or colleagues in the music industry. She’s also singing her way to the bank.

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Property Rights
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Cuban Exile Sues Communist Regime for Expropriating Her Life

– May 10, 2018

“Anything that our eyes could see, that our noses could smell, that our mouthes could taste, and that our ears could hear had to fit the [communist] ideological framework. Quite literally, the state expropriated my body.”

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Property Rights
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Cities Offloading Public Property

– April 6, 2018

The enthusiasm for imperious government impositions at the level of cities and states has waned dramatically. Governments are out of money. More importantly, they are out of ideas. All the most exciting innovations of our time come from the private sector and the brilliant process of market competition. With stretched budgets and a dearth of new ideas, government has nothing to lose by just selling assets lot by lot. 

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Property Rights
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This Is How David Hume Would Interpret Peter Rabbit

– March 11, 2018

The classic story of Peter Rabbit is ultimately a tale about property rights: where they come from, how they are enforced, and the consequences of their violation. Here is the core of what makes the film remake of this story so wonderful. It challenges us to think carefully about the topic, and, as a bonus, offers up a Humean-Misesian view of property (an improvement over John Locke) and its meaning in our lives.

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