The property invasion law’s supporters say the United Farm Workers union deserves the exception to property rules because rich farmers abuse migrant workers.
Both Founding Era sources and 19th-century court decisions, official statements, and commentaries confirm that intellectual property rights are property as a matter of basic legal doctrine and constitutional principle.
America has entered into a new era of thought control. What is being insisted upon now used to be known as tyranny and criticized as dictatorship.
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The elephant in the room is that government interventions like California’s AB5 make Uber, Lyft and their drivers worse off because it imposes an outcome on them that they would not have voluntarily chosen.
Trump has been a champion of protecting U.S. innovators from the theft of their inventions by foreign countries, such as China. However, his executive order takes the U.S. in the wrong direction. It would import not just foreign price controls, but also weaker foreign patent systems.
Seattle’s ironically-named ‘Housing Affordability’ law makes renovating a modest home prohibitively expensive for middle-income homeowners.
Abandoning objectivity—factual reporting—and spreading misinformation, no matter how popular, is not in media companies’ self-interest in the long term.
The new totalitarians demand that no one criticize their view of the world.
What drug prohibition did do is exactly what alcohol prohibition did a hundred years ago: increase conflict between police and citizens.
When entitled leftists declare themselves the sole arbiters of truth, it’s crucial that we all speak up for free speech.
“We have now reached the point where virtually everything that serves black ‘leaders’ — dependency, grievance-hunting, racial hype and paranoia — are major disservices to the cause of advancing blacks, at a time when their opportunities have never been better.”
We need cops who can be held responsible for their actions, as police presence does reduce crime.
The problem of crime, the traits that criminals have in common and their cultural origins.
Who will bear the ultimate cost of the rioting? If you said black people, you are right.
The racial “diversity” achieved by city police departments, as in New York City and Los Angeles, has not and will not stop charges of “institutional racism” as long as many of the “reformers'” true intent is for black criminals to go unpunished.
The actions and demands of the organizers behind the “Black Lives Matter” organization show that they are not worthy of the name.
Burning police stations and looting stores won’t speed that progress. It sets us back.
Letting President Trump use the police power of the government to fight the Left is self-contradictory. “If the owners of a media platform do not get to decide who can appear on it, then who gets to make that decision?” Government force will not achieve freedom. It will only achieve tyranny.
Radical OSTP Proposal Would Undermine American Research and Sacrifice American Intellectual Property
The Trump Administration should not permit the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to eviscerate the key constitutional and economic function of copyright law by forcing U.S. intellectual property owners to give away their copyrighted works for free to China and the rest of the world.
Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia enforce some version, whereby a state board or commission artificially limits the number of hospitals and emergency rooms built or medical devices or services acquired.
So which is more effective in keeping us—as customers and employees—safe: the government bureaucrat with no personal incentive, or the businessman, whose profits and reputation depend on the safety and satisfaction of his employees and customers?
There are three main types of governance: public governance, private governance, and personal governance. Think of these as “the 3 Ps of governance.”
Insider trading laws are simply the ruling bureaucratic elite’s means toward total power.
Politicians and bureaucrats continue to push and implement the most infuriating and misguided regulations and policies they can dream up.