Tag Archives: Property

Do Indians Rightfully Own America?

The implications for the Indian question are straightforward.  Namely: In the extremely unlikely event that any particular Indian can show that he personally is the rightful heir of a particular Indian who was wrongfully dispossessed of a particular piece of … Continue reading

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The Economics of World Government

by Hans-Hermann Hoppe A transcript of the Lew Rockwell Show episode 130 of Hans-Hermann Hoppe at the 2009 Mises University talking about the economics of political centralization.  Listen to the podcast Hans-Hermann Hoppe ANNOUNCER: This is the Lew Rockwell Show. … Continue reading

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Property and Exchange: A summary and synopsis of Chapter 2 of For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto by Murray N. Rothbard

 by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume The Nonaggression Axiom The central axiom of the libertarian creed is the “nonaggression axiom.” “Aggression” is synonymous with invasion and is defined as the initiation of force or violence (or threat thereof) against the … Continue reading

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Property and Criminality: A Detailed Review and Synopsis of Chapter 9 or Murray N. Rothbard’s The Ethics of Liberty

by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume A criminal is defined as anyone who initiates violence against another man and his property—e.g. anyone who uses the coercive “political means” for the acquisition of goods and services. If you see A grabbing … Continue reading

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Property Rights and the Theory of Contracts:

A detailed review and synopsis of Chapter 19 in Murray N. Rothbard’s book, The Ethics of Liberty.   by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume The right to contract is derived from the right of private property. The only enforceable contracts are … Continue reading

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“Human Rights” as Property Rights: A Detailed Review and Synopsis of Chapter 15 of Murray N. Rothbard’s The Ethics of Liberty

by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume  There are no human rights which are not also property rights. In fact, “human rights” lose their absoluteness and clarity and become fuzzy and vulnerable when property rights are not used as the standard.  … Continue reading

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The Essence of Liberty: In case you missed it.

 Anouncing the beginning of publication of THE ESSENCE OF LIBERTY which is a series of condensed versions (Cliff Notes, if you will) of some of the classical as well as modern works in the science of liberty. It is intended to provide … Continue reading

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