So, January 25-31 is “National School Choice Week.” Break out the bubbly! The event, put on annually by a coalition of lobbying groups, advertises itself as “an unprecedented opportunity, every January, to shine a positive spotlight on the need for effective education options for all children.” I’m sure most “school choice” advocates firmly and honestly support that goal. Unfortunately, their…
C4SS Feed 44 presents “A Plea for Public Property” from the book Markets Not Capitalism, written by Roderick T. Long, read by Stephanie Murphy and edited by Nick Ford. For many libertarians, the most important argument for private property is what Garret Hardin has labeled “the tragedy of the commons” (though the basic idea goes back to Aristotle). Most…
O Bloomberg relata que “o maior grupo comercial de Wall Street propõe a criação de um conselho de guerra cibernética formado pelo governo e pela indústria”, liderados por um “representante da Casa Branca”e composto por nomes da indústria financeira e nada menos que oito agências federais americanas. O “grupo comercial” supracitado, a Securities Industry and…
Coetzee: We may call a thing public because it belongs to the public and thus in a sense proceeds from the public; or we call a thing public because it is intended for the public.
From the Markets Not Capitalism audiobook read by C4SS fellow Stephanie Murphy.
An all-private system can be oppressive, just as an all-public one can be.
The availability of public space may be a moral precondition for the right to freedom from trespassers.
No caso da economia corporativa, porém, quase não faz sentido.
In the case of the corporate economy, it’s almost meaningless.