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Mutualism's Support for the Exploitation of Labor and State Coercion

Other Schools of ThoughtPrivate Property

Blog06/23/2006

Mutualism claims to oppose the exploitation of labor, i.e., the theft of any part of its product. But when it comes to labor that has been mixed with land, it turns a blind eye and comes out foursquare on the side of the exploiter.

Thus, to elaborate on the case I presented in my last post...

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Don't Bury Uncle Bob in the Back Yard

Big GovernmentPrivate Property

Blog06/02/2006

I loved my cat. Probably as much as my cousin, Malcolm, who owed me fifty bucks. So when she died — my cat, not Malcolm — I was unhappy. I remembered the words of Genesis. "Dust thou art and to dust returneth." How depressing. But I cheered up a little when I reread that big, black book and...

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What independent media?

Big GovernmentPrivate Property

Blog10/25/2005

District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams has one year left on his second (and final) term, but his legacy has already been cemented—as a man who stole his own citizens' property to give it to Major League Baseball. The Washington Post...

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Indians, the Colonials, and Lockean Theory

U.S. HistoryPrivate PropertyValue and Exchange

Blog07/13/2005

While studying colonial period business practices and property rights issues, for a business & finance history class, I read Carl Watner's Libertarians and Indians: Proprietary Justice & Aboriginal Land Rights,...

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Can Freedom Survive Without the State?

Private Property

04/18/2018The Austrian
Ferguson concludes an orderly society requires a strong state, but more insightful readers might draw a different conclusion from his critique of the state.

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Liberty and Property: the Levellers and Locke

Free MarketsU.S. HistoryEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

04/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
The English Levellers were the world's first self-consciously libertarian mass movement.

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Trade and the Rise of Freedom

Free MarketsGlobal EconomyWorld HistoryPolitical TheoryPraxeologyPrivate Property

03/03/2018Mises Daily Articles
International exchange and economic freedom are mutually reinforcing, while protectionism is a form of political control.

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