Freedom associates authority with responsibility. In a society that respects individual liberty and private property, a
property owner has every incentive to use his property wisely and well.
What is Private Property?
Written By Michael Shaw
Free enterprise seeks and achieves the objective of ecological health, as Liberty Garden also demonstrates. There, a former weed lot now supports a wild wonderland with a plethora of productive native plants, which in turn support an array of indigenous species. Like the forester's land, Liberty Garden proves that if people are free to create voluntary associations, the laws of economics and the consequence of stewardship will cause the earth to improve. What's good for the property owner who remains free to pursue his enlightened self-interest is also good for the earth.
Necessity of Government
Written By David Kelley
Political-economic theory in America is increasingly losing its compass. Sustainable Development activists promote policies of unlimited government intervention and many intellectuals promote the opposite side of the political spectrum – anarcho capitalism. This 30 year old essay charts the course for a political-economic theory predicated on reason and logic – the necessity of limited government. From the Freeman, April 1974.
Liberty Garden Takes On Confiscatory Court Ruling
Written By Ronald Zumbrun
Another Landgate-related case now pending on appeal is Shaw v. County of Santa Cruz wherein it is being argued that Landgate is no longer the law due to the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Lingle v. Chevron.