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Hoppe on the Lockdowns!

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Blog01/04/2021

Decentralized decision-making is critically important in potential emergency situations, because only property owners have the skin in the game that that forces people to think long and hard about the consequences and side effects of their actions.

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Yes, Privatization Makes Us Better Off

Financial MarketsProperty Rights

Blog12/26/2020

The Left has often claimed that privatization is a neoliberal scam. But actual experience suggests privatization schemes have improved access to goods and services while raising productivity and real incomes. 

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Governments Never Give Up Power Voluntarily

Property Rights

Blog09/10/2020

"Politically there is nothing more advantageous for a government than an attack on property rights, for it is always an easy matter to incite the masses against the owners of land and capital."

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A Just Society Is a Society Based on Political Liberty

Property Rights

01/12/2021Mises Media
Acton: “Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end…not for the sake of a good public administration…but for the security in the pursuit of the highest objects of civil society, and of private life.”
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Yes, Privatization Makes Us Better Off

Financial MarketsProperty Rights

01/02/2021Mises Media
The Left has often claimed that privatization is a neoliberal scam. But actual experience suggests privatization schemes have improved access to goods and services while raising productivity and real incomes.
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Jeff Deist on Covid Bucks

Labor and WagesProperty RightsTaxes and Spending

12/11/2020Mises Media
Financial engineering doesn’t create any real wealth.
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A Libertarian Analysis of the COVID-19 Pandemic

LawLibertarianismProperty Rights

11/06/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
What is the correct analysis, from a libertarian point of view, of governmental action in the face of the coronavirus? Is the state justified in imposing quarantines or vaccines to cure this disease?
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Libel, Slander, and Reputation According to Rothbard’s Theory of Libertarian Law

LawProperty Rights

11/06/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Rothbard’s principal conclusion that libel and slander laws have no place in libertarian law is correct. But how does a reputational right operate? Who, properly, owns such a right? Is this property right alienable—transferable, and how would this work in practice?
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Does Being a Libertarian Entail a Necessary Commitment to Open Borders?

ImmigrationProperty Rights

11/05/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
The freedom of association argument is a strong argument against open borders and thus libertarians are not necessarily committed to unrestricted immigration.
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A Defense of Natural Procedural Rights

LawProperty Rights

11/05/2020The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Agents have rights to stop those who are violating their rights and to rectification when their rights are violated. But in pursuing these rights, agents may also have an obligation to inform others of the extent to which they are prepared to go in enforcing these rights.
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