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Law, Justice, Police – Harmful Policies

We Need Bastiat’s “The Law” More than Ever

March 7, 2018 – Frank Hollenbeck …… The law, as currently defined, is corrupt. As Frédéric Bastiat told us, “It is not true that the function of law is to regulate our consciences, our ideas, our wills, our education, our opinions, our work, our trade, our talents, or our pleasures. The function of law is to protect the free exercise of these rights, and to prevent any person from interfering with the free exercise of these same rights by any other person.” Continue reading →

Why police cannot (and Will Not) protect our rights

September 12, 2017 – William Anderson …… Very little of what governments do today have anything to do with protecting citizens. Most problems regarding police brutality are not the result of a lack of “training,” but rather are the result of the police officer representing a government body that is demanding submission. This is not something that “more training” will cure. Continue reading →

How policing works in a privatized city

September 1, 2017 – Jeffrey Tucker …… Private enterprise is gradually bringing about what governments only promised to do, and it is happening without much fanfare. Private property and inclusive commerce: it’s the magic sauce that makes life beautiful. Continue reading →