Category: Property Rights

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Property Rights: It’s Not Just for the Rich, by Reece Epstein

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Liberals normally claim to defend small independent businesses over "big box" retailers.  It seemed odd, then, when the liberal enclave of Oakland, California evicted two such underdogs to benefit a department store. By doing so, it exposed governments' growing disrespect ...
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Project 21's Nedd Joins Other Religious Leaders at UN Public Health Conference

Project 21’s Nedd Joins Other Religious Leaders at UN Public Health Conference

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Project 21 member Council Nedd II, a bishop in the Episcopal Missionary Church, is returning from Geneva, Switzerland, where he helped lead a non-governmental organization (NGO) delegation to the World Health Organization's (WHO) Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and ...
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Conservatives Lose When They Shun U.N. Conferences, by Bishop Council Nedd II

Conservatives Lose When They Shun U.N. Conferences, by Bishop Council Nedd II

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Since long before I became involved in Washington politics, my fellow conservatives have sought an American withdrawal from the United Nations. Reasons for getting the U.S. out the U.N. include revulsion over allowable human rights abuses by member nations such ...
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Underserved and Overlooked, by Bishop Council Nedd II

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Companies manufacturing new drugs to combat illnesses from the flu to AIDS are at risk of losing their patent rights.  Supporters of this say it will make drugs cheaper and more plentiful.  Stripping drug companies of this financial security, however, ...
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Property Rights Going Up in Smoke, by Sean Turner

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"Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place."  - Frédéric Bastiat I ...
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Court Rules Your Property Really Isn't Your Property. by David Almasi

Court Rules Your Property Really Isn’t Your Property. by David Almasi

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When I heard the ruckus early Sunday morning, I didn't know I'd later discover that I was the "owner" of a new street sign. While my neighbors up the street have had cars run up on their lawn due to ...
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Historic Preservation Saves Buildings But Robs Residents of Goods and Services, by Syd Gernstein

Historic Preservation Saves Buildings But Robs Residents of Goods and Services, by Syd Gernstein

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Homes of black heroes such as Frederick Douglass and Carter G. Woodson, where roofs leak and walls are collapsing, are historic landmarks located in our nation's capital that need protection. A still-operating grocery store and a boarded-up hardware store, however, ...
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Historic Preservation Saves Buildings But Robs Residents of Goods and Services, by Syd Gernstein

Historic Preservation Saves Buildings But Robs Residents of Goods and Services, by Syd Gernstein

Homes of black heroes such as Frederick Douglass and Carter G. Woodson, where roofs leak and walls are collapsing, are historic landmarks located in our nation's capital that need protection.1 A still-operating grocery store and a boarded-up hardware store, however, ...
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