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Tag: Property Rights

  • Living in a world of give and take

    Living in a world of give and take

    We tend to respond to the taking away behaviour of terrorists and criminals in general by taking away even more from them, and focus as a result on what we do not want in our world. Yet it is important to shift our focus to what we actually do want.
  • Exploiting shale gas: a risky gamble

    Exploiting shale gas: a risky gamble

    The Dutch Minister for Economic Affairs publicly stated in August that he – contrary to many protests – is in favour of this exploitation. His economic short-term thinking seems ignorant of the real scope of the risks involved.