By Thomas Spain During the 1990s there was a legal and philosophical idea, championed by Milton Friedman among others, that a corporation exists to serve the interests of the shareholders, being that they are the rightful owners of the corporation. Progressive thought leaders responded with the countertheory of stakeholder capitalism. Under stakeholder theory the … [Read more...] about Why “Stakeholder Capitalism” Is a Disaster for Entrepreneurs
By Matt Ray Local zoning is not likely to garner much national attention, and in an ideal world, this is the way it should be. However, with state governments taking aim at local zoning restrictions, the issue has taken on greater importance. In recent years, the movement to limit single-family zoning restrictions has been championed by left liberals and libertarians alike. … [Read more...] about US States Are Seizing More Power in the Name of “Deregulating” Housing
By Diane Kennedy Mom and pop landlords, defined as real estate investors who own 10 or fewer properties, own about half of all rental units nationwide. And, according to CoreLogic, a real estate data company, the number of small investors is growing. In 2018, they were responsible for 60% of all purchases, as compared to 48% in 2013. Let’s get clear on who the target of … [Read more...] about Is Congress Going to Bankrupt the Mom and Pop Landlord with This New Bill?
By Living Big in a Tiny Home This amazing shipping container home is guaranteed to impress. Constructed from one 20ft and one 40ft shipping container, this compact container home has it all. Built entirely as a DIY project, this home is filled with some amazing features. Jaimie and Dave constructed their home to be beautiful, artistic and have everything the couple need, … [Read more...] about Amazing DIY Shipping Container Home For Debt-Free Living
By David Gordon Those who us who accept self-ownership and a Lockean account of property acquisition must face an important objection. In this account, self-owners occupy land and other natural resources, in that way acquiring exclusive rights to the land or resources. Once they done so, they may transfer their titles to the property they have acquired through exchange or … [Read more...] about Violence, Homesteading, and the Origins of Private Property