1. Herbert Spencer, Henry George, and the Land Question, Part 6

    Aug 6, 2013 … “publicland (as we have in the United States today) that would accommodate individuals who don’t own any ... in land is incompatible with Spencer’s Law of Equal Freedom. Spencer formulated his Law of Equal ... law [of equal freedom]. Spencer concluded this argument by positing a world in which all land is ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excur…question-part-6

  2. Herbert Spencer, Henry George, and the Land Question, Part 4

    Jul 23, 2013 … In my last essay I explained Herbert Spencer’s primary argument against private property in land ... . If, in theory, all habitable land on earth could become privately owned, then the class of non-owners ... we trace current land titles sufficiently far into the past, we will find that they originated in ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excur…question-part-4

  3. Herbert Spencer, Henry George, and the Land Question, Part 5

    Jul 30, 2013 … land. Two of the best criticisms of Herbert Spencer’s defense of land nationalization were written by ... cannot morally own land, then ten million John Smiths cannot morally own land. The land nationalizer has ... “it is difficult to see how collective property in land can be right if individual property in land be ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excur…question-part-5

  4. Herbert Spencer, Henry George, and the Land Question, Part 2

    Jul 9, 2013 … than needed for public use; still less the working of land by the state. From my first word on the ... falsehoods.” First, George alleged that Spencer’s recantation of some of his earlier opinions on the land ... question “places him definitely on the side of those who contend that the treatment of land as private ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excur…question-part-2

  5. Herbert Spencer, Henry George, and the Land Question, Part 3

    Jul 16, 2013 … In his lead article in A Symposium on the Land Question (1890), Auberon Herbert – one of the most ... whilst strongly defending private property in all other things, abandon it in land. I am now speaking as ... a position. Using a common libertarian justification for private property in things other than land, Auberon ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excur…question-part-3

  6. Herbert Spencer, Henry George, and the Land Question, Part 1

    Jul 2, 2013 … sold out to British landed interests by repudiating his early opposition to the private ownership of ... land—a position he had passionately defended in Chapter IX of his first book, Social Statics. (Although ... Spencer personally. Spencer’s later views on land ownership, according to George, were not simply wrong; ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/excur…question-part-1

  7. Downsizing the Interior Department

    Feb 2, 2012 … huge control over the lands and resources of the western United States. It oversees more than 500 ... million acres of land through the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the Fish and ... Indians. Here are some of ideas discussed at  www.downsizinggovernment.org/interior: Federal Lands: During ...

    http://www.downsizinggovernment.o…rior-department

  8. The Singular Henry George: Insights and Influence

    Oct 22, 2014 … public appropriation of the rent of land everything would be righted.” Notwithstanding Marx’s offhanded ... justifiable tax was a property tax on land. With his mother a schoolteacher and his father a publisher, ... abolition of private property in land, crafting a governmental system through which he claimed “to unite the ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/columns/s…ights-influence

  9. Thomas Hodgskin Versus Herbert Spencer, Part 3

    Aug 27, 2013 … which specifies the conditions for the original acquisition of property in land: “As much land as a man ... relied heavily on John Locke’s moral theory of property in land, he also relied a great deal on Adam ... Smith’s Wealth of Nations (1776) for his understanding of the history of landed property in Europe. It is ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/exc…-spencer-part-3

  10. Thomas Hodgskin Versus Herbert Spencer, Part 2

    Aug 20, 2013 … Hodgskin’s defense of private property in land (Chapter 4). According to Hodgskin, our notion of the right to ... this essay is the passage quoted by Hodgskin in which Locke defended property rights in land. “But the ... that property in that too is (ought to be?) acquired as the former. As much land as a man tills, ...

    http://www.libertarianism.org/publications/essays/exc…-spencer-part-2

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